Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sod
IPA transcription: [s'ɑd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: turf, sod, sward, greensward
    Meaning: surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sod
    Meaning: cover with sod
Usage examples
  • How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their Country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.
  • The older girls, who helped to break up the wild sod, learned so much from life, from poverty, from their mothers and grandmothers; they had all, like Antonia, been early awakened and made observant by coming at a tender age from an old country to a new.