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The upper layer of soil at a given location, usually containing significantly more organic matter than is found in lower layers.
tr.v. top·soiled, top·soil·ing, top·soils
To place topsoil on (land).
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After the shelter was installed an area of a few square metres to the rear of the shelter required reinstating and topsoiling.
Depue notes that conventional grading, topsoiling, seeding, and mulching on two acres would have cost $125,000; his experiment cost $7,500.
The remaining 56 projects each require less extensive work such as pond removal, topsoiling and planting.