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lawn 1

 (lôn)
n.
A plot of grass, usually tended or mowed, as one around a residence or in a park.

[Alteration of Middle English launde, glade, from Old French, heath, pasture, wooded area; see lendh- in Indo-European roots.]

lawn 2

 (lôn)
n.
A light, finely woven, cotton or linen fabric.

[Middle English laun, after Laon, a city of northern France.]
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lawn

(lɔːn)
n
1. (Horticulture) a flat and usually level area of mown and cultivated grass
2. (Forestry) an archaic or dialect word for glade
[C16: changed form of C14 launde, from Old French lande, of Celtic origin; compare Breton lann heath; related to land]
ˈlawny adj

lawn

(lɔːn)
n
(Textiles) a fine linen or cotton fabric, used for clothing
[C15: probably from Laon, a town in France where linen was made]
ˈlawny adj
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lawn1

(lɔn)

n.
1. a stretch of open, grass-covered land, esp. one closely mowed, as near a house, on an estate, or in a park.
2. Archaic. a glade.
[1250–1300; Middle English launde < Middle French lande glade < Celtic]

lawn2

(lɔn)

n.
a sheer, plain-weave linen or cotton fabric, bleached, dyed, or printed.
[1375–1425; late Middle English lawnd, laun, perhaps after the French city of Laon, once a linen-making center]
lawn′y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lawn - a field of cultivated and mowed grasslawn - a field of cultivated and mowed grass
field - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
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Translations
مَخْضَرَهمَرْجٌ
trávník
græsplæne
nurmikko
travnjak
gyeppázsit
grasflöt
芝生
잔디밭
veja
mauriņšzāliens
trata
travnjak
gräsmatta
สนามหญ้า
bãi cỏ

lawn

1 [lɔːn]
A. Ncésped m, pasto m (LAm)
B. CPD lawn tennis Ntenis m sobre hierba

lawn

2 [lɔːn] N (= cloth) → linón m
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lawn

[ˈlɔːn] npelouse f
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lawn

:
lawn chair
nLiegestuhl m
lawn mower
nRasenmäher m
lawn party
n (US) → Gartenfest nt, → Gartenparty f; (for charity) → Wohltätigkeitsveranstaltung fim Freien
lawn tennis
nRasentennis nt

lawn

1
n (= grass)Rasen m no pl; the lawns in front of the housesder Rasen vor den Häusern

lawn

2
n (Tex) → Batist m, → Linon m
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lawn

1 [lɔːn] nprato all'inglese

lawn

2 [lɔːn] n (fabric) → batista
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lawn

(loːn) noun
an area of smooth, short grass, especially as part of a garden. He is mowing the lawn.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

lawn

مَرْجٌ trávník græsplæne Rasen γρασίδι césped nurmikko pelouse travnjak prato 芝生 잔디밭 gazon gressplen trawnik gramado, relvado лужайка gräsmatta สนามหญ้า çim alan bãi cỏ 草坪
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References in classic literature ?
From time to time she looks out into the garden, and sees the white-robed figure of a young girl pacing slowly to and fro in the soft brightness of the moonlight on the lawn. Sorrow and suspense have set their mark on the lady.
The small bright lawn stretched away smoothly to the big bright sea.
From the lawn beyond the garden came the distant clacketty sound of the mowing machine.
of the same year the summer-house was the lively gathering-place of a crowd of ladies and gentlemen, assembled at a lawn party--the guests of the tenant who had taken Windygates.
He tried to outrun her by leaving the drive and circling across the lawn but she ran on the inner and smaller circle, and was always there, facing him with her two rows of gleaming teeth.
In the midst of the grove was a fine lawn, sloping down towards the house, near the summit of which rose a plentiful spring, gushing out of a rock covered with firs, and forming a constant cascade of about thirty feet, not carried down a regular flight of steps, but tumbling in a natural fall over the broken and mossy stones till it came to the bottom of the rock, then running off in a pebly channel, that with many lesser falls winded along, till it fell into a lake at the foot of the hill, about a quarter of a mile below the house on the south side, and which was seen from every room in the front.
The moon made the night extraordinarily penetrable and showed me on the lawn a person, diminished by distance, who stood there motionless and as if fascinated, looking up to where I had appeared--looking, that is, not so much straight at me as at something that was apparently above me.
"What curious animal is that which is eating the grass on my lawn?" enquired the man's voice.
Walking slowly over the lawn as he opened them, he found nothing but excuses for the absence of guests who had already accepted their invitations.
To single himself out from all other Norwood builders the landlord had devised and laid out a common lawn tennis ground, which stretched behind the houses with taut-stretched net, green close-cropped sward, and widespread whitewashed lines.
Miss Fairlie was out on the lawn. She bowed to me, but did not come in.
This faces the road and opens by a large glass folding-door on to the lawn. The lawn is thirty yards across, and is only divided from the highway by a low wall with an iron rail above it.