Meaning of SWARD in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈswȯrd ]


Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sweard, swearth skin, rind; akin to Middle High German swart skin, hide

Date: 15th century

1. : a portion of ground covered with grass

2. : the grassy surface of land

• sward·ed ˈswȯr-dəd adjective

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