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turf

turf

pronunciation:
tuhrf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the surface layer of the soil, held together in a thick mat by grass and other plant roots.
synonyms:
sod
similar words:
earth, green, greensward, ground, lawn, soil, sward
definition 2: a piece of peat, cut or dug for use as fuel.
synonyms:
peat
similar words:
sod
definition 3: the racetrack where horse races are run, or the sport or business of horse racing.
similar words:
course, oval, racetrack, track
definition 4: (informal) one's particular domain or area of interest or expertise, esp. considered as inviolable.
synonyms:
domain
similar words:
beat, jurisdiction, province, territory
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: turfed, turfing, turfs
definition: to cover (an area) with turf.
synonyms:
sod
derivations: turfless (adj.), turflike (adj.)
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  earth, soil