Definition of Turves

1. Noun. (plural of turf) ¹



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Definition of Turves

1. turf [n] - See also: turf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turves

turtledoves
turtlehead
turtleheads
turtlelike
turtleneck
turtleneck collar
turtlenecked
turtlenecks
turtler
turtlers
turtles
turtling
turtlings
turtmannite
turunda
turves (current term)
turvy
tuscan
tuscanite
tuscaroras
tusche
tusches
tuscor
tuscors
tush
tushed
tusheries
tushery
tushes
tushie

Literary usage of Turves

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1. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"Moulded turves must be dried more gradually and carefully than those that are cut ... When peat-pulp is cut, the turves are left to dry for a few days, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Pleading and on the Parties to Actions and the Forms by Joseph Chitty (1809)
"(r) It is necessary in general to (rf) Common of turbary is inci- turves were to be used in the house, ..."

3. Schlich's Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"As explained already, when space is limited, the turves are dried first on the ... The lower turves must therefore be further dried on the drying-ground, ..."

4. Notes of Cases in Points of Practice, Taken in the Court of Common Pleas at by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Henry Barnes (1790)
"... were ico Cart Loads of turves cut and dug for Sale, and fold, taken and carried away, and were other 100 Cart Loads of turves than the 100 Cart Loads ..."

5. Some Remarks on Lancashire Farming, and on Various Subjects Connected with by Lawrence Rawstorne (1843)
"sd Allowing the turves to run up each two inches, it will take 1978 turves for a statute acre; which at six shillings per 1000 would be 0 12 0 Cutting and ..."

6. Collections for a History of Staffordshire by Staffordshire Record Society (1907)
"Whether Robert Cuny, esquire, was not a " counsell " with the said Robert Cuny, the younger, before the turves were taken and procured him and others to ..."

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