In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Sixty pigs, which Landis moves frequently to provide them with fresh turf, root around in a wide lot.
- Are its collective community and environmental values consumed or produced in the process of nurturing turf grass?
- Their magnificent white-painted trellised lychgate that provided seating for two had a classical roof grassed with turf.
- None of the three record-keepers tell you if a game is on a Saturday, Sunday or what day of the week and none tells you if the game is on grass or artificial turf.
- Locals were out in force as they mowed their gardens, saved hay and footed turf.
- Unlike grass, the durable turf can be used continuously, providing optimal playing and practice conditions at all times.
- Lawn care depends on whether your turf is made up of warm- or cool-Season grasses.
- The Old Course wasn't built, it simply evolved, a combination of scrubby seaside turf, wispy grasses, prickly gorse and rolling dunes.
- The shocking weather of the last two weeks has held up the cutting of turf as the banks are saturated and machines are not able to travel without damaging spreading grounds.
- Belle has impeccable credentials and good millennial numbers, but he is better on paper than on grass or turf.
- The bench area is 40 yards of turf or grass where the players sit and talk when they're not smacking each other upside the head.
- Playing on natural grass instead of artificial turf helped him stay healthy.
- Fall is the season to plant trees, turf grasses and spring-blooming flower bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses.
- Deer cropped the springy turf beside us, so close we could hear every snuffle and chomp.
- The all-weather surface comprises artificial turf laid onto a rubber composite material, giving a realistic feel.
- She opened her eyes just in time to impact roughly among a sward of yellow-green grass into soft turf.
- But the surface is conventional turf, which Queenstown football people believe is ridiculous in their climate.
- Most established trees and shrubs and some warm-season turf grasses can survive extended periods of limited rainfall.
- Most of the northern grasses can be affected, Perennial Ryegrass being the most commonly affected turf.
- If you have cool season turf, you can reseed it now.
1.2British (square of grass)tepe masculine
1.3(artificial grass)hierba artificial feminine
- One farmer was able to cut turf from his land where the peat had dried to a depth of one foot.
- Those who still use turf for their home fires have never had a better year to save the crop in the bogs.
- There was the most wonderful, bright, glorious turf fire.
- In the surrounding fields, peat or turf is still cut, including by our guide, for fuel.
- In the month of September most of the turf and peat was harvested, as well as hay and silage, so most hay barns and sheds are full for the winter
- I loved sitting and chatting to Grannie, while Cindy, her black Labrador, stretched out in front of the open turf fire.
- Meanwhile, those who still use turf as their main source of fuel are having a bad year also with very little turf cut to date, as all the bogs are far too wet.
- The nostalgic aroma of burning turf makes for a little scene from 50 years ago in any regular country kitchen.
- At points along the perimeter of the crowd local residents tended smoky turf fires and plied their trade of selling cups of tea at exorbitant prices.
- Now we can't use turf for our fire, it has to be oil.
- As the layers build up, they form a thick crust of turf that is called peat.
- The island had no trees and winter fuel was mainly turf, cut from a bog on the mainland.
- We are depending on turf for fuel and the work is not easy but people do not mind.
- The government had launched a campaign to increase the tonnage of turf drawn from peat bogs as a substitute.
- On school days the children s parents had to take turns bringing in turf for the school fire.
- The profit of turbary is the right to cut turf or peat, usually in order to burn it.
3(horseracing)the turf — el turf
4US slang(territory)territorio masculine
- Academics tend to be very territorial people, anxious to defend their disciplinary turf.
- In some parts of the city there were regular gun battles over turf or drug deals gone sour.
- Each knew the other's gifts, each took care not to trespass on the other person's turf.
- There's a powerful sense of entropy, particularly when you see nature struggling to reclaim an artificial area as its turf.
- If you don't stake out your turf in other domains, a competitor might grab the territory first.
- Putting herself against these people on their turf with no weapons was too much to hope to escape unscratched.
- Scholars engaged in this battle argue that they are not only protecting their academic turf, but preserving the life of their discipline.
- Photograph your stunt in progress and upload to the site to claim your turf.
1(lay turf on)(garden) colocar tepes en
- Small, lateral roots that replace the rotted ones give the root system a matter or turfed appearance.
- April and September are the two months previously known for their generous rainfall, and therefore the best times for sowing or turfing a lawn.
- These are exciting times - we are hoping to be on the ground next month and get it turfed and seeded for next season.
- By the time they moved in the gardens had been turfed and paved, and were framed with low open railings.
- In the new year, the open areas will be turfed, and benches installed so that everyone can use the area.
- In recent years, to create a pleasant ambience and to keep the shifting sands in check, the land around the complex was turfed.
- This unsightly ‘car park’ should be turfed and landscaped.
- The roofs were thatched, turfed or covered in wood shingles, depending on available local resources.
- The ground will then be turfed, meaning the children will finally be able to enjoy games on their brand new school field.
- Maybe someone has a turfed roof or some window boxes hidden away?
- New lawns can be sown or turfed this month but leave it until autumn once June comes around.
- Though at one point we were all turfed out for a fire-drill.
- He will even turf noisy neighbours out of their homes, unless they toe the line.
- Indeed, some Scottish fans sat through sessions unchallenged while media were turfed out.
- Regular turnstile operators in Congo have been turfed out by a bizarre initiative introduced by the national football federation.
- I turfed him out of bed to ‘sleep’ on the sofa.
- Stroke victims are worried about what will happen to them if they are turfed out of the specialist ward to fend for themselves.
- When my mother saw how spindly I was, she couldn't wait to turf me out.
- The chairman offered words of support for Kingstonian fans and promised they would never be turfed out of their home.
- According to some reports, sick and wounded patients were turfed out of their beds so that these could be taken too.
- PJ was the first to be ‘evicted’ for nibbling Helen's ears, Craig was turfed out for gnawing the cage, and Penny was thrown out for pinching food rations.
- More than 30 people were turfed out of Norfolk House, Brookmill Road, Deptford, following an early morning raid.
- It seems to mean that these people are simply turfed out into the streets.
- He's serving his time in the prison of pop culture and we should all pay him a visit before they turf him out for probation.
- His father, a tenant farmer, was turfed off his land by the estate owners who sold it to the Forestry Commission for tree planting.
- Still, he's warm, and it is pretty cold and wet outside, so it wouldn't be fair to turf him off.
- More and more peasants were being turfed off their land.
- Officers are called to the Lock, Stock and Barrel, where a drunk has been turfed out by doormen.
- This year we get barely a fortnight after Easter before we're all being turfed out of work again for the May Day holiday.
- After all, what a crime against democracy it would be if the Beloved Great Leader was turfed out of office by mere ordinary people!
- When it was time for his lordship to occupy the bed the pig was turfed out and put on top of his master's clothes to ensure they were warm in the morning.
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