Club-grass

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Club-grass a species of grass having a club-shaped articulation
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. and Sw. klubba; same root as Clump.

Usage

In literature:

They come by families, gangs, clambake societies, clans, clubs and tribes from all sides to enjoy a cool sleep on the grass.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
There he goes now, throwing his club at a dog that couldn't read the 'Keep off the Grass' signs.
"Strictly Business" by O. Henry
Behind him he heard Buck Mulligan club with his heavy bathtowel the leader shoots of ferns or grasses.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Twisted and partly coiled on the mold, where it had been clubbed to death, was a little green grass snake.
"The River's End" by James Oliver Curwood
It is like unto a club, but is shod with brass, and is used for hitting a ball in "a bad lie" among long grass or heather.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 16, 1892" by Various
There Male Package lay in wait, armed with his spear and club, and hidden in the grass.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
This is the same ribbon-grass paper that I afterward used in the Colony Club hallway.
"The House in Good Taste" by Elsie de Wolfe
Holding the clubbed musket ready for an instant blow he peered into the grass and short bushes.
"The Free Rangers" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Buds, woody stems, cones, fruits, grasses, rushes, club mosses, all are by turns pictured on the dusky ceiling.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 31, June 10, 1897" by Various
The golf club would be able to reset the green with Bermuda grass.
"We Three" by Gouverneur Morris
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In news:

A paved field is great but a grass club field is also just as good provided the grass is cut somewhat short.
Garden Club members Florence Byrd and Charlotte Miller selected the yard based on a variety of plantings including day lilies, crepe myrtles, several ornamental grasses and box woods.
In May 1965, the Overseas Press Club hosted the German novelist Günter Grass , who had arrived in New York to teach a seminar at Columbia University.
Grass courts star at All England club.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. UK Head Football Coach Joker Phillips will be the feature guest speaker at The Rotary Club of Lexington Thursday, July 12.
In May 1965, the Overseas Press Club hosted the German novelist Günter Grass, who had arrived in New York to teach a seminar at Columbia University.
If you're a golfer, you know how important it is to keep your clubs clean, since dirt, grass, and other debris that accumulates on a clubhead can dramatically affect how it interacts with a golf ball at the moment of impact.
A startled San Juan Hills golf club member spotted a live shark thrashing about on the grass near the 12th tee box at around 4 p.m.
A grass-roots group looking to keep the A's in Oakland delivered a letter to team ownership Tuesday demanding the club remove the upper-deck tarps for Wednesday's Game 4 of the American League Division Series.
The Kenmare Country Club is located 1/2 mile north of town and offers a beautiful 9-hole grass green course with watered fairways.
Local golf country clubs spruce Up their golf courses with genetically engineered grass.
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