Meaning of EARTH in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English erthe, from Old English eorthe; akin to Old High German erda ~, Greek era Date: before 12th century the fragmental material composing part of the surface of the globe, the sphere of mortal life as distinguished from spheres of spirit life, 3. areas of land as distinguished from sea and air, the solid footing formed of soil ; ground , the planet on which we live that is third in order from the sun, 5. the people of the planet Earth, the mortal human body, the pursuits, interests, and pleasures of ~ly life as distinguished from spiritual concerns, the lair of a burrowing animal, an excessive amount of money, ~like adjective II. verb Date: 1575 transitive verb to drive to hiding in the ~, to draw soil about (plants), ground 3, intransitive verb to hide in the ground

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