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Definition of Returf
1. to lay new turf [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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Literary usage of Returf
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1870)
"It was found that in order properly to level, drain, lay on water, returf, purchase implements, and build a pavilion, about iooo/. would be required ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Henry Blackstone, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1827)
"("'i mcnt in this case was reversed, that the minister, &c. wrongfully returf- (a) [On Error in KB the judg- dent, and that it was immaterial Ik* Court ..."
3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1897)
"... of-the skin of the face or chest-wall and returf the denuded areas with freshly cut strips or squares of good skin, as recommended by Mr. Watson Cheyne. ..."
4. Sketches of the History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by James Buchanan (1824)
"He had immediately on his returf' remained a short time in his house, indulging in th last caresses to his dear innocent children; then re tiring to some ..."
5. The Open-Air Theatre by Sheldon Cheney (1918)
"-v \ 0 ,"- 6^ '* RETURf University of California Library or to the NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY FACILITY Bldg. 400, Richmond Field Station University of ..."
6. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1873)
"... greatest violence any attempt at the replacement of the forests, and the government was obliged at last to force them to returf the barren districts. ..."
7. My Mother's Journal: A Young Lady's Diary of Five Years Spent in Manila by Harriet Low Hillard (1900)
"Every year they visit the graves of their fathers and grandfathers, and returf them, building a fire on the graves, in which they burn Joss paper. ..."