Turf in a sentence

The word "turf" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of turf and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Turf

  • That upper stratum of earth and vegetable mold which is filled with the roots of grass and other small plants, so as to adhere and form a kind of mat; sward; sod.
  • Peat, especially when prepared for fuel. See Peat.
  • Race course; horse racing; -- preceded by the.
  • To cover with turf or sod; as, to turf a bank, or the border of a terrace.
  • range of jurisdiction or influence
  • the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own
  • surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
  • cover (the ground) with a surface layer of grass or grass roots

How to use turf in a sentence. Turf pronunciation.

Walking lightly over the turf, she noticed the chalk marks significant of golf, and wondered how the game was played.
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Here, in many a nook carpeted with softest turf, canopied with tangle of leaf and bloom, solitude is safe from all intrusion- unless it be that of flitting bird, or of some timid wild thing that rustles for a moment and is gone.
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Since she patronizes the turf and subscribes for 'The Sport', she says to me, 'Your friend's horse has won again'; and in our family circle we rejoice over your triumphs.
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So Camors passed as one of the most scrupulous of this goodly company; and his word was as potential in the region of "the rings," as it was in the more elevated sphere of the clubs and of the turf.
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The text it is difficult to give; but it was based entirely on the point of honor, and regulated the affairs of the club, such as the card-table, the turf, duelling, and gallantry.
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It was a great security in their intercourse with one another, and in the different circumstances of daily life, where they met continually either at the opera, in salons, or on the turf.
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Father Oliver threw some more sods of turf into the grate, saying: 'I'm glad, Father O'Grady, that you enjoy the fire, and I'm indeed glad to see you.
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He goes as a dream goes,' Father Oliver said, and a few minutes afterwards he was sitting alone by his turf fire, asking himself in what dreams differed from reality.
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He piled the grate up with turf, and when the blaze came leaned over it, warming his hands, asking himself why she liked Mr. Poole rather than him.
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It had no harbour, nor sandy shore, and there was no turf on it, and very little wood.
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He handled them, caressed them, let them lie by the fire in swarms on winter nights, in the little cave which he had hollowed in the ground and thatched with turf.
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LADY CHARLOTTE'S TRIUMPH One of the days of sovereign splendour in England was riding down the heavens, and drawing the royal mantle of the gold-fringed shadows over plain and wavy turf, blue water and woods of the country round Steignton.
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Abellino pointed towards the arbour; Rosabella led him in, and placed him on a seat of turf.
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Abellino threw Rosabella on the bank of turf, advanced a few steps to meet Matteo, and plunged his dagger in his heart.
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Now did Matteo's murderer look again towards the arbour, and beheld Rosabella half senseless, as she lay on the bank of turf.
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In a cauldron of boiling surf, How alone at least, with never a flinch, In a rally contested inch by inch, You could fall on the trampled turf?
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And like muffled drums on the sounding turf Their hoof-strokes echo away.
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But I pause, for your fancies poetic Never rise from the level of "Turf".
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He hasn't yet won upon turf, And these rhymes are but moonshine and vapour, Air-bubbles and spume from the surf.
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We landed on turf with our heads turn'd for home.
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Examples of Turf

Example #1
Her thoughts were more at rest; she had made her plan for the evening; all that had to be done was to kill time for another hour or so.
Example #2
Without difficulty she obtained her cup of tea, loitered over it as long as possible, strayed yet awhile about the Downs, and towards half-past six made for the railway station.
Example #3
From dawn to midnight, as from midnight to dawn, one who would be alone with nature might count upon the security of these bosks and dells.
Example #4
Here grow the tall foxgloves, bending a purple head in the heat of noon; here the great bells of the convolvulus hang thick from lofty hedges, massing their pink and white against dark green leafage; here amid shadowed undergrowth trail the long fronds of lustrous hartstongue; wherever the eye falls, profusion of summer's glory.
Example #5
My wife knows you very well; in fact, we have talked of you a hundred thousand times.
Example #6
You are so brilliant, so petted, with your establishment and your racers.