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Lawn


LAWN, noun

An open space between woods, or a plain in a park or adjoining a noble seat.

Betwixt them lawns or level downs, and flocks grazing the tender herbs, were interspers'd.

LAWN, noun [Latin linum.]

A sort of fine linen. Its use in the sleeves of bishops, explains the following line.

A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn

LAWN, adjective Made of lawn