[tɜːf] or [tɝf]


(noun.) range of jurisdiction or influence; 'a bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system'.

(noun.) the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own.

(noun.) surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots.

(verb.) cover (the ground) with a surface layer of grass or grass roots.

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(n.) That upper stratum of earth and vegetable mold which is filled with the roots of grass and other small plants, so as to adhere and form a kind of mat; sward; sod.

(n.) Peat, especially when prepared for fuel. See Peat.

(n.) Race course; horse racing; -- preceded by the.

(v. t.) To cover with turf or sod; as, to turf a bank, of the border of a terrace.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Sod, clod, sward, greensward.[2]. Race-course, race-ground.

Typist: Maxine


n. the surface of land matted with the roots of grass &c.: a cake of turf cut off: sod: peat: race-ground: horse-racing the race-course:—pl. Turfs—(obs.) Turves.—v.t. to cover with peat or sod.—adj. Turf′-clad covered with turf.—n. Turf′-drain a drain in which turf is used for a covering.—adj. Tur′fen made or covered with turf.—ns. Turf′-hedge a combination of turf and hedge-plants forming a fence; Tur′finess; Tur′fite (slang) one devoted to horse-racing; Turf′-spade a long narrow spade for digging turf.—adj. Tur′fy resembling or abounding in turf: pertaining to horse-racing.

Checker: Sherman

Unserious Contents or Definition

To dream of a racing turf, signifies that you will have pleasure and wealth at your command, but your morals will be questioned by your most intimate friends. To see a green turf, indicates that interesting affairs will hold your attention.

Checker: Sabina


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