greensward

Part of speech: noun

Green turf.

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Usage examples "greensward":

  1. Beneath these white beeches, here on the greensward, you might lay off your arms and rest yourself a while. - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
  2. There he turned aside, crossing the little plot of greensward, and they ascended some steps cut in the rock to the chapel Fleda had looked at from a distance. - "Queechy, Volume II", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  3. An easy method of raising good cabbages is on greensward. - "Soil Culture", J. H. Walden.