One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of an area) covered with grass; grassy.‘steep, grass-covered slopes’
- ‘Visible today as a grass-covered earthwork, the site is slightly unusual in lying at the bottom of a slope.’
- ‘In the valley, Gawain finds a grass-covered mound with holes in it, which he presumes to be the green chapel.’
- ‘A grass-covered lawn is usually 10 F (6 C) cooler than bare ground in the summer.’
- ‘The entrance to the cave is partially hidden by a grass-covered bank.’
- ‘A stepped, grass-covered green roof reduces the building's visibility and controls stormwater runoff.’
- ‘Besides the loss caused by percolation, some fine earth is certainly washed down the sloping grass-covered surfaces of our Downs.’
- ‘In early summer during wet years, the grass-covered landscape looks more like Ireland than Arabia.’
- ‘The survivors floated down the river (the Sepik) on rafts or pieces of grass-covered ground that became lodged in the river.’
- ‘During the C17 Civil War the grass-covered banks became a fort to defend the town.’
- ‘The local stone and timber materials of its contemporary interior and its grass-covered roof complement the rugged beauty of the valley outside.’
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