greensward


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surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

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In the center of the greensward a young woman sat upon a little mound of earth, and beside her sat a young giant.
He rose, and paced round and round the strip of greensward under the walnut-tree, like a wild beast in a cage.
The daughter of Green Desert disappointed on her debut last season, but more than made up for that with a solid second behind Greensward at Newmarket on her second and final start of the campaign.
Tournaments are held on a putting-green-smooth, dead-flat greensward 84 by 105 feet in size; serious players feel 40 by 50 feet is about the minimum adequate size.
101, take Hillsdale Boulevard east; go right on Shell Boulevard to the greensward at Central Park.
101) north of Redwood City, take the Hillsdale Boulevard exit east; go right on Shell Boulevard to the greensward at Central Park.
The runner-up's in-form trainer Richard Fahey had better luck in the earlier handicap over the same distance for three-yearolds when the progressive Kyllachy Star came clear to beat Greensward by two and a quarter lengths.
Greensward 4g Green Desert - Frizzante Lady Rothschild 513/624-RPR 83 We had to call time on his season in July due to an injury but he has come back in good order and looks really strong.
Adjacent Waterfront Park's peaceful greensward has sculpture, paths, a Japanese garden.
The greatest sight in the world is a winner, one that you've backed with hard cash, hopefully, but not necessarily, on an unblemished greensward under a clear, blue sky, bathed in the kind of sun that shines on the righteous.
Fallon and Meehan doubled up with Greensward in the 7f handicap.
Air Cadet Flight Sergeant Jamie Gutteridge, from 1869 (Middlesbrough) Squadron, was awarded a bursary from the Greensward Charitable Trust.
Pictures of mud and puddles after Easter were replaced by a scene of idyllic summer greensward that sparkled pristine before its trial by pounding hoof, with swallows swooping low across the paddock to signal summer has not yet passed.
Kings, presidents, maharajahs and pimply youths in the sixth form, 11 shone in resplendent white against a background of elegantly tonsured greensward.
Westwood soon sliced to first slip but Varun Chopra and William Porterfield several times fluently dispatched the crimson rambler over the vivid Edgbaston greensward in the closing overs to promise riches today.