- any of various grasses or plants having swordlike or sharp leaves, as the sword lily.
Origin of sword grass
Examples from the Web for sword grass
Historical Examples of sword grass
On the oat-grass and the sword-grass, and the bulrush in the pool.
At their side walked a body-guard of eight hoppers, armed with pistils, and having side-arms of sword-grass.Japanese Fairy World
William Elliot Griffis
At the end of each foot-stalk is a leaf about the size of a great cabbage-leaf, snipt half round like a sword-grass.
The inner part of the isle is covered with a sort of sword-grass, very green, and of a great length.
- any of various grasses and other plants having sword-shaped sharp leaves