(mountaineering) a natural channel or fissure in a peat moor; a peat hag
[ground] /graʊnd/ noun 1. the solid surface of the earth; firm or dry land: to fall to the ground. 2. earth or soil: stony ground. 3. land having an indicated character: rising ground. 4. Often, grounds. a tract of land appropriated to a special use: picnic grounds; a hunting ground. 5. Often, grounds. the foundation […]
[groun-dij] /ˈgraʊn dɪdʒ/ noun, British. 1. a tax levied on ships that anchor in a port. /ˈɡraʊndɪdʒ/ noun 1. (Brit) a fee levied on a vessel entering a port or anchored off a shore
noun, Military. 1. the state of waiting for orders in or near combat airplanes ready to take to the air at once. 2. the aircraft standing by during a ground alert.
/ˈɡraʊndˌbeɪt/ noun 1. bait, such as scraps of bread, maggots, etc, thrown into an area of water to attract fish See chum2 verb 2. (transitive) to prepare (an area of water) with groundbait