noun | [swɔ:d]
1: a portion of ground covered with grass 草地
2: the grassy surface of land 草皮
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Examples of SWARD
"It was a blind and despairing rush by the collection of men in dusty and tattered blue, over a green sward and under a sapphire sky, toward a fence, dimly outlined in smoke, from behind which spluttered the fierce rifles of enemies."
— Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage, 1895
"A few hundred yards upstream of the mill was a dam and a small lake. Along its east shore was Riverside Park with its gazebos and grassy swards and, come summer, flocks of picnickers."
— Marc Hudson, The Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana), 28 May 2016