1. a layer of earth covered with grass; sod
  2. a piece of such a layer cut from the soil and used to make a lawn
  3. a sod of peat used as fuel.
  4. the territory claimed by a person, gang, etc. as their own
  5. a racetrack; or the sport of racing horses


  1. to create a lawn by laying turfs
  2. To throw a frisbee well short of its intended target, usually causing it to hit the ground within 10 yards of its release.
  3. To fire from a job or dismiss from a task.
    Eight managers were turfed after the merger of the two companies.
  4. To cancel a project or product.
    The company turfed the concept car because the prototype performed poorly.

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