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lawn 1

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noun

An area of short, regularly mown grass in the garden of a house or park: she was sitting in a deckchair on the lawn a croquet lawn [mass noun]: a patch of lawn
More example sentences
  • Fourth, a well-kept lawn or park is a good thing round a nice house.
  • All the houses had large lawns of grass in front of them, with a stone path linking the house with the sidewalk.
  • And remember to water the new shoots regularly until the reseeded lawn is well established.

Derivatives

lawned

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adjective
Example sentences
  • This large Scottish-baronial style house is surrounded by large lawned gardens, flower beds, a traditional kitchen garden and woodland.
  • Behind the bungalow, a lawned area led down to a compost heap and a small ditch at the bottom of the garden.
  • The grounds at the front and the back are extensively landscaped with mature trees, foliage, herbaceous borders, extensive lawned gardens and a paved patio area.

lawny

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːni/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Some vast ruins of the temple of Pluto stand on a lawny hill on one side of it, and are reflected in its windless mirror.
  • This situation is similar to a ball on a lawny ground where the ball cannot touch the ground due to the thick and dense lawn.
  • In front of the house is a lawny</Em> area where Sunny the horse spends his days.

Origin

Mid 16th century: alteration of dialect laund 'glade, pasture', from Old French launde 'wooded district, heath', of Celtic origin. The current sense dates from the mid 18th century.

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  • This is an alteration of dialect laund ‘glade, pasture’, from Old French launde ‘wooded district, heath’, of Celtic origin. The current use for short mown grass dates from the mid 18th century. The lawn (Middle English) that is a fine fabric is probably from Laon, the name of a city in France important for linen manufacture.

Words that rhyme with lawn

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lawn 2 Line breaks: lawn

noun

[mass noun]
A fine linen or cotton fabric used for making clothes: [as modifier]: a white lawn shirt
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  • Spliced with a dash of crisp white linen or lawn cotton, though, it becomes sharp, chic and seductive.
  • I can't visit without buying at least two printed cotton lawn quilts at give away prices.
  • Her white lawn dress with sprigs of green flowers fit tightly at the waist and cascaded to the floor.

Derivatives

lawny

1
Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːni/
adjective

Origin

Middle English: probably from Laon, the name of a city in France important for linen manufacture.

More
  • This is an alteration of dialect laund ‘glade, pasture’, from Old French launde ‘wooded district, heath’, of Celtic origin. The current use for short mown grass dates from the mid 18th century. The lawn (Middle English) that is a fine fabric is probably from Laon, the name of a city in France important for linen manufacture.

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