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1Covered with or consisting of turf; grassy:‘a turfy plain’
- ‘The nest is actually a burrow which the bird digs into soft, turfy slopes for a distance of about 90 cm and in which one egg is laid.’
- ‘The peaks are in the north; below the snow-line rivers run through turfy valleys and fine forests.’
- 1.1 Of or like peat; peaty:‘the damp, turfy odour of a meadow’
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