Lawn

Definition of Lawn

Pronunciation: lạn
n.1.An open space between woods.
"Orchard lawns and bowery hollows."
- Tennyson.
2.Ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown.
Lawn mower
a machine for clipping the short grass of lawns.
Lawn tennis
a variety of the game of tennis, played in the open air, sometimes upon a lawn, instead of in a tennis court. See Tennis.
1.A very fine linen (or sometimes cotton) fabric with a rather open texture. Lawn is used for the sleeves of a bishop's official dress in the English Church, and, figuratively, stands for the office itself.
A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn.
- Pope.

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Astroturf, artificial turf, bowling green, common, fairway, golf course, golf links, grassplot, green, greensward, greenyard, grounds, park, putting green, sod, sward, turf, village green
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