Lawn-sprinkler

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lawn-sprinkler a machine for watering a lawn by sprinkling from a hose with perforated swivel-collar
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A corr. of laund, lawnd.

Usage

In literature:

One by one the lawn-sprinklers fell silent.
"The Riverman" by Stewart Edward White
Why, of course, of old Haberland watering the lawn with the old-fashioned sprinkler.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
It had sounded just like that when old Haberland had watered the lawn, with the copper sprinkler.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
You're wetting me all over, far worse than the lawn sprinkler!
"A Pasteboard Crown" by Clara Morris
The common lawn-sprinkler, that whirls as the water rushes through it, is a water-turbine that works in the same way.
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns
What turns a rotary lawn sprinkler?
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
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In news:

CERTAIN sports fixtures are ubiquitous in the American home: a suburban driveway without a basketball hoop is as naked as a summer lawn without a sprinkler.
Obama's campaign like 'gyrating, intermittent lawn sprinklers.
She was in Stephenson Lawn Sprinkler Inc.'s Irving office, so she just picked up the desk.
The lawn sprinkler that I put away for the season in the winter never works right the next season.
Unlike most stationary sprinklers, which can spray your patio along with your lawn, the Gilmour Pattern Master Oscillating Sprinkler offers a neurotic level of customization so you'll avoid wasting water.
The Cyber-Rain wireless sprinkler controller promises easy management of the home's lawn and garden sprinkler system .
Corenna King, 10, and her siblings, Corenell, 9, and Cayden, 7, cool off in a lawn sprinkler on Western Avenue in Joliet.
Cotton sweaters, azaleas and hand-painted Ron and Nancy lawn sprinklers.
Companies like Express Lawn Sprinklers started expanding their services to offer Christmas lighting a few years ago.
It floats just inches above the grass, delivering water to your lawn far more efficiently than other sprinklers.
Stadium lawn sprinklers have briefly showered the Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter of their game.
Sal's Lawn Maint New Landscape Design, Sprinkler's, Wkly Maint.
Lawn care companies in the Mid-Columbia are busy preparing to blow out sprinkler systems, as the National Weather Service announces a freeze warning for our area.
Winter will be here before we know it, so starting the process of fall lawn maintenance - like clearing sprinklers of excess water - is essential.
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to replace a worn-out valve diaphragm on an automatic lawn sprinkler system.
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