Sod is the Earth's surface with grass and roots.(noun)
A section of dirt and grass you buy to lay down around your house in order to create a lawn is an example of sod.
See sod in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: shortened < sodomite: see Sodomite, sense
See sod in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Middle Low German
Origin: or Middle Dutch sode.
Origin: Short for sodomite.
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