Meaning of LAWN in English


1. n. a piece of grass kept mown and smooth in a garden, park, etc.

Phrases and idioms:

lawn tennis the usual form of tennis, played with a soft ball on outdoor grass or a hard court.

Etymology: ME laund glade f. OF launde f. OCelt., rel. to LAND 2. n. a fine linen or cotton fabric used for clothes.


lawny adj.

Etymology: ME, prob. f. Laon in France

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.