Noun(1) surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
(1) Farmers tell him that livestock graze the sward very tightly so there is no wastage.(2) The standing sward of rye, clovers, and fescues is increasingly varied with herbs like dock and comfrey, which help pull nutrients up from the subsoil.(3) He also says that the prairie includes ├ö├ç├┐waving ground, necessarily of good soil, from the beautiful sward of grass rising from it.├ö├ç├û(4) This reduces the proportion of grass in the brassica-grass sward , which is not always advantageous.(5) Thus the potential nutritive value of uncut silage swards is limited, and the emphasis must now be on conserving them as an edible feedstuff.(6) Silent, with heads uncovered, the travelers, nearer approaching, Knelt on the swarded floor, and joined in the evening devotions.(7) Who could endure without fear if he saw the stars of heaven and the firmament itself rushing down and falling before him on the swarded surface of the earth?
1. greensward ::
2. turf ::
3. sod ::
Different Formssward, swards
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