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English noun: turf

1. turf (object) surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots


Synonymsgreensward, sod, sward


Broader (hypernym)ground, land, soil


Narrower (hyponym)divot

2. turf (location) the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own


Broader (hypernym)city district

3. turf (location) range of jurisdiction or influence


SamplesA bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system.


Broader (hypernym)jurisdiction


Domain usagecolloquialism


English verb: turf

1. turf (contact) cover (the ground) with a surface layer of grass or grass roots


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover









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