Associations to the word «Turf»


TURF, noun. A layer of earth covered with grass; sod.
TURF, noun. A piece of such a layer cut from the soil and used to make a lawn.
TURF, noun. (Ireland) A sod of peat used as fuel.
TURF, noun. (slang) The territory claimed by a person, gang, etc. as their own.
TURF, noun. A racetrack; or the sport of racing horses.
TURF, verb. To create a lawn by laying turfs
TURF, verb. (Ultimate Frisbee) To throw a frisbee well short of its intended target, usually causing it to hit the ground within 10 yards of its release.
TURF, verb. (business) To fire from a job or dismiss from a task.
TURF, verb. (business) To cancel a project or product.
TURF ACCOUNTANT, noun. A bookmaker (gambling)
TURF ACCOUNTANTS, noun. Plural of turf accountant
TURF ANT, noun. A small European ant (Formica flava) which makes small anthills on heaths and commons.
TURF ANTS, noun. Plural of turf ant
TURF BANK, noun. (Ireland) an area in a peat bog from which turf is cut as fuel.
TURF OUT, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (usually of a person) To remove or eject from a place.
TURF SPADE, noun. A long, narrow spade for cutting and digging turf.
TURF TOE, noun. An injury to the joint and connective tissue between the foot and one of the toes; frequently a sporting injury
TURF WAR, noun. A dispute over territory between rival gangs.
TURF WAR, noun. (idiomatic) A fight or confrontation between two divisions or parties for access to resources or capital.
TURF WARS, noun. Plural of turf war

Dictionary definition

TURF, noun. Surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots.
TURF, noun. The territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own.
TURF, noun. Range of jurisdiction or influence; "a bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system".
TURF, verb. Cover (the ground) with a surface layer of grass or grass roots.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy