Sward is grass-covered soil.
An example of sward is a lawn in front of a house.
grass-covered soil; turf
Origin of swardMiddle English swarde from Old English sweard, a skin, hide, akin to German schwarte, rind, hard skin, Old Norse sv?rthr, skin
to cover with sward
- Land covered with grassy turf.
- A lawn or meadow.
Origin of swardMiddle English from Old English sweard skin
From Old English sweard (“skin, rind")