Meaning of EARTH in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 1575

1 : to drive to hiding in the earth

2 : to draw soil about (plants) ― often used with up

3 chiefly British : GROUND 3

intransitive verb of a hunted animal : to hide in the ground

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.