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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turf, sod, sward, greenswardnoun

    surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

Wiktionary

  1. swardnoun

    A layer of earth into which grass has grown; turf; sod.

  2. swardnoun

    An expanse of land covered in grass; a lawn or meadow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swardnoun

    skin; covering

    Etymology: [AS. sweard skin, covering; akin to OFries. swarge, D. zwoord, G. schwarte, Icel. svrr skin, sward of the earth.]

  2. Swardnoun

    the grassy surface of land; that part of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass; turf

    Etymology: [AS. sweard skin, covering; akin to OFries. swarge, D. zwoord, G. schwarte, Icel. svrr skin, sward of the earth.]

  3. Sward

    to produce sward upon; to cover, or be covered, with sward

    Etymology: [AS. sweard skin, covering; akin to OFries. swarge, D. zwoord, G. schwarte, Icel. svrr skin, sward of the earth.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sward

    swawrd, n. the grassy surface of land: green turf—also Swarth.—v.t. to cover with sward.—adjs. Sward′ed, Sward′y, covered with sward. [A.S. sweard; Dut. zwoord, Ger. schwarte.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Sward

    Archaic spelling for 'Sword'.

    Submitted by JP03 on September 21, 2014  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sward in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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