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1. sward

noun. ['ˈswɔrd'] surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots.

Synonyms

  • turf
  • land
  • divot
  • greensward
  • ground
  • soil

Antonyms

  • embark
  • leave
  • disconnect
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • sweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sward

  • unexplored
  • underscored
  • prerecord
  • untoward
  • mountford
  • montford
  • explored
  • restored
  • outscored
  • implored
  • deplored
  • axford
  • verwoerd
  • shavord
  • reward
  • revord
  • record
  • reboard
  • mccord
  • mainord
  • laborde
  • ignored
  • dubord
  • deborde
  • debord
  • beauford
  • alvord
  • abhorred
  • stored
  • scored

Example sentences of the word sward


1. Noun, singular or mass
Visitors could be forgiven for thinking the beach has been transported from Tahiti or Hawaii – mountainous foothills tumble down to a heavily vegetated sward, which in turn gives way to a narrow beach lined with tall palms.

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