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tuft

noun

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a rounded natural geographic elevation
  • a cottage set on a tuft of land

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The first known use of tuft was in the 14th century

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“Tuft.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tuft. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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