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Word of the Day 03/27/17 Sward

Sward (noun, verb)
sward [swawrd]


noun
1. the grassy surface of land; turf.
2. a stretch of turf; a growth of grass.

verb (used with object)
3. to cover with sward or turf.

verb (used without object)
4. to become covered with sward.

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Origin: before 900; Middle English (noun); Old English sweard skin, rind; cognate with German Schwarte rind, Old Frisian swarde scalp, Middle Dutch swaerde skin

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