- 1The surface of the ground, with the grass growing on it; turf: underneath the sod was a layer of humusMore example sentences
- I chunked my stuff on the sod and lay down next to it.
- Heavy grazing the previous fall is essential to weaken and open up the sod when tillage or chemical control of the sod are not used.
- Put plastic runners on both sides of the trench to avoid damage to your lawn, one runner for the sod and the other runner for the dirt.
- 1.1A piece of turf: I was to retire before even the first sod was turnedMore example sentences
- Remove dead patches along with 3 to 4 inches of soil underneath; fill the hole with a fresh piece of sod, as shown above, or overseed.
- Then either seed, plant new plugs, or insert a fresh piece of sod cut to fit the damaged area.
- You can make an instant lawn of buffalo grass using sod, or for a fraction of the cost and a couple months of establishment time, use seed.
verb (sods, sodding, sodded)[with object] • rare Back to top
- Cover with sods or pieces of turf: the stadium has been soddedMore example sentences
- After construction was completed, we installed the remaining plants and sodded the lawn.
- We planted and sodded the lawn and installed an irrigation system throughout.
under the sod
- Dead and buried in a grave.More example sentences
- On April 10, 1943, Lees-Milne wrote, ‘I would like this diary to entertain two or three generations ahead when I am under the sod.’
- He has property enough to make us independent but that will be valuable only, when we are under the Sod.
- Time will run to seed when we are under the sod; there'll be time enough and to spare then.
late Middle English: from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German sode, of unknown ultimate origin.
• vulgar slang , chiefly British
verb (sods, sodding, sodded)[with object, usually in imperative] Back to top
early 19th century: abbreviation of sodomite.