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Definition of turf verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

turf

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//tɜːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tɜːrf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they turf
BrE BrE//tɜːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tɜːrf//
 
he / she / it turfs
BrE BrE//tɜːfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tɜːrfs//
 
past simple turfed
BrE BrE//tɜːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tɜːrft//
 
past participle turfed
BrE BrE//tɜːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tɜːrft//
 
-ing form turfing
BrE BrE//ˈtɜːfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɜːrfɪŋ//
 
 
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turf something to cover an area of ground with turf Word Origin Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch turf and German Torf, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit darbha ‘tuft of grass’. Phrasal Verbsturf somebody out (of something)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: turf