An area of short, mown grass in a yard, garden, or park.
piece of land, plotView synonyms
- ‘It has nine bedrooms and is surrounded by more than 11 acres of lawn, gardens and mature woodland.’
- ‘The lab results should identify problem areas with your lawn and offer solutions.’
- ‘Here's an excuse to let a section of lawn grow tall and go to hay, or plant some of it to alfalfa, red clover or oats.’
- ‘If you are reseeding or sodding the lawn, the earlier you do it in the spring the better.’
- ‘So then after they took bath they came and thousands of them sat down on a big grass lawn.’
- ‘It is the most shaded area of the garden so lawn was never going to be very successful.’
- ‘Mary walked up the sloping lawn of her back yard and met Todd standing by the stable.’
- ‘If you are establishing a new lawn or landscaping, a soil test is strongly recommended.’
- ‘Clay or sand, it is imperative that you remove the weeds and lawn from the bed before planting.’
- ‘You could use a herbicide that targets grassy weeds and that is safe for use on a St. Augustine lawn.’
- ‘In my yard, several square yards of lawn disappear each year to make room for more rosebushes.’
- ‘He's been trying to turn his patchy old front yard into a lawn since early spring.’
- ‘A big yard, with a lawn and garden, lots of windows, open plan, big patios, shady trees.’
- ‘Just a couple grubs per square foot are not a problem to an otherwise healthy lawn.’
- ‘In general, avoid sowing seed of any annual grasses into a lawn of perennial grasses.’
- ‘The neighbors have a right not to have our poorly tended lawn inflicted on them.’
- ‘The North American lawn as we know it has a more recent history, as well as a more prosaic one.’
- ‘There is dual side access to the wonderfully private rear garden with large lawn, a raised deck area and patio area.’
- ‘At the moment the gardens are mainly in lawn with a patio area, mature trees and shrubs.’
- ‘Outside, most of the grounds are grassland, bordered to the south by a burn with the gardens mainly lawn.’
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.
A fine linen or cotton fabric used for making clothes.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Spliced with a dash of crisp white linen or lawn cotton, though, it becomes sharp, chic and seductive.’
Middle English: probably from Laon, the name of a city in France important for linen manufacture.