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Noun: turf (turfs,turves)  turf
  1. Surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    - sod, sward, greensward
     
  2. The territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own
     
  3. Range of jurisdiction or influence
    "a bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system"
Verb: turf  turf
  1. Cover (the ground) with a surface layer of grass or grass roots

Derived forms: turves, turfs, turfed, turfing

Type of: city district, cover, ground, jurisdiction, land, soil

Encyclopedia: Turf