Origin of swardMiddle English swarde from Old English sweard, a skin, hide, akin to German schwarte, rind, hard skin, Old Norse sv?rthr, skin
Sward is grass-covered soil.
An example of sward is a lawn in front of a house.
- Land covered with grassy turf.
- A lawn or meadow.
Origin of swardMiddle English from Old English sweard skin
From Old English sweard (“skin, rind")
- The operation consists of paring off the tough sward to a depth of I to 2 in.
- Gurgling water, strips of sward and tall forest trees, backed by green hills, make a scene completely unlike the usual monotony of Persian landscape.
- The one defect is lack of green sward.
- 4t4kr,-,' space to cover, it is much the cheaper plan to sow the lawn with grass-seeds, and equally effective, though the sward takes much longer to thicken.
- Just sufficient to effectually damage the roots of the plants forming the sward and then, after drying the sods and burning them, spreading the charred material and ashes over the land.