the turf

Definition of the turf

:the sport or business of horse racing often used as turf before another noun
  • turf writers/races

Word by Word Definitions

turf play
  1. : the upper stratum of soil bound by grass and plant roots into a thick mat

  2. : an artificial substitute for this (as on a playing field)

  3. : grass

  1. : to cover with turf

  2. : to eject forcibly : kick


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