Lawn



[lawn] /lɔn/

noun
1.
a stretch of open, grass-covered land, especially one closely mowed, as near a house, on an estate, or in a park.
2.
Archaic. a glade.
[lawn] /lɔn/
noun
1.
a thin or sheer linen or cotton fabric, either plain or printed.
/lɔːn/
noun
1.
a flat and usually level area of mown and cultivated grass
2.
an archaic or dialect word for glade
/lɔːn/
noun
1.
a fine linen or cotton fabric, used for clothing
n.

“turf, stretch of grass,” 1540s, laune “glade, open space between woods,” from Middle English launde (c.1300), from Old French lande “heath, moor, barren land; clearing” (12c.), from Gaulish (cf. Breton lann “heath”), or from its Germanic cognate, source of English land (n.). The -d perhaps mistaken for an affix and dropped. Sense of “grassy ground kept mowed” first recorded 1733.

“thin linen or cotton cloth,” early 15c., probably from Laon, city in northern France, a center of linen manufacture. The town name is Old French Lan, from Latin Laudunum, of Celtic origin.

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