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greensward

Turf, green with grass, usually well-tended.
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In the center of the greensward a young woman sat upon a little mound of earth, and beside her sat a young giant.
He rose, and paced round and round the strip of greensward under the walnut-tree, like a wild beast in a cage.
We had broken suddenly into a lovely glade of greensward surrounded by ancient trees.
At any rate, our hero succeeded perfectly well in breaking up the greensward; and, by the time that the moon was a quarter of her journey up the sky, the plowed field lay before him, a large tract of black earth, ready to be sown with the dragon's teeth.
The school holds its annual sports day on the greensward atVictoria Square although sometimes it's cancelled due to rain.
Williams, tall and dapper, with a silver mustache as groomed as his South Lawn greensward, was averse to publicity during his 46-year tenure but had a pivotal role in maintaining the continuity and integrity of the historic landscape -- and making sure the turf was fixed after the annual Easter Egg Roll.
O bonny are our greensward hows, Where through the birks the burny rows, And the bee bums, and the ox lows, And saft winds rusle; And shepherd-lads on sunny knows Blaw the blythe fusle.
It is why, when most people amass enough filthy lucre, they move to the suburbs and cultivate a large, useless lawn, as if the greensward alone could buy them salvation.
In this first novel of the trilogy, Lewis's wardrobe becomes a British Columbian ferry that transports Tenn to another realm, the Greensward. In this second book, Givner's protagonist returns from her first adventure to discover that "a catastrophe in another part of the world" has changed everything from the weather to the ocean at home.
Air Cadet Flight Sergeant Jamie Gutteridge, from 1869 (Middlesbrough) Squadron, was awarded a bursary from the Greensward Charitable Trust.
Pictures of mud and puddles after Easter were replaced by a scene of idyllic summer greensward that sparkled pristine before its trial by pounding hoof, with swallows swooping low across the paddock to signal summer has not yet passed.