turf out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v turf out put out or expel from a place "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
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Usage

In literature:

The bullet hits the extended sword arm; the naked blade whirls out, and falls with a ring upon the meadow turf.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
In yards which are covered with turf, beds can be cut out of it, and raised for flowers.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
She made the necessary enquiries, and the church-yard was pointed out, in which it rested under a turf.
"Posthumous Works" by Mary Wollstonecraft
Men commenced grading its uneven turf; laying out walks and flower-beds; erecting benches and a band stand, and setting out trees and shrubs.
"The Story of Leather" by Sara Ware Bassett
Out from the town were numerous lanes, soft with turf, and with orchards on every side.
"The Jucklins" by Opie Read
Before the volley could be repeated, Charley pulled him down on the turf beside him out of danger.
"The Boy Chums in the Forest" by Wilmer M. Ely
And she stretched herself out on the soft, mossy turf, and half closed her eyes, purring gently.
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various
There were many puddles, and sometimes there were deep holes, where the turf had been cut out.
"The Irish Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
It is cut out of the turf, and can be seen to a great distance, being three hundred and seventy-four feet long.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
As she came out of the chestnut avenue, keeping upon the turf and among the shadows, all of the glory of that illumination broke upon her.
"The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals" by Ann S. Stephens
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In poetry:

Shovels,
Broad, iron shovels,
Scooping out oblong vaults,
Loosening turf and leveling sod.
"Iron" by Carl Sandburg
E'en Envy o'er the mossy turf will weep,
And bid in peace the child of genius sleep,
Will light the torch to blazon out the name
Of those who sunk in death, but live in fame.
"Ode on Death" by Emma Lyon

In news:

Communique Out of F&M Turf.
Branham cautioned that it is important not to water so much that it brings the turf out of dormancy .
WASHINGTON— A new skirmish is threatening to break out in the long-running turf war between New York and New Jersey.
Turf and Gardening Store giving out lawn-care tips Saturday.
Filly & Mare Turf winner Ouija Board, out of Hong Kong Vase.
Filly & Mare Turf winner Ouija Board , out of Hong Kong Vase.
It's a turf war out there.
Homer returns to home turf to shut out Sitka .
CVB stake out new turf.
Troubles broke out in threes today on the turf of New York's racing and wagering beat.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out Friday morning in the bakery at the Aqua Turf Club on Mulbury Street.
Approximately 200 boys and girls will get their first chance to test out the new artificial turf of Baker Field when the Cal Ripken, Sr.
When Point Of Entry (Turf) and Wise Dan (Mile) run in this year's Breeders' Cup they'll be out not just to win seven-figure purses but to prove that American grass horses aren't complete punching bags for their European foes.
Hood River and Gorge-area youth lacrosse players are invited Nov 23 to test out The Dalles Fitness and Court Club's new indoor turf field at 731 W Pomona St.
Never fear–the Synthetic Turf Council can help you out.
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