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English definition of “sod”

sod

noun (GRASS)    /sɒd/ US  /sɑːd/
[S or C] a rectangular piece that has been cut from an area of grass: He worked fast, cutting and slicing the turf neatly, heaving the sod to one side.Common plants [S] literary soil or ground: She sleeps beneath the sod (= she is dead and has been buried).Soil
(Definition of sod noun (GRASS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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