from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A place where peat can be dug; a peat bog.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A piece of peatland from which turf may be cut for fuel.
- n. Material extracted from a turbary.
- n. The right to cut turf from a turbary on a common or in some cases, another person's land.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A right of digging turf on another man's land; also, the ground where turf is dug.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a right of digging turf on another man's land.
- n. A peat-bog, peat-moor, or peat-swamp; any locality where peat occurs in considerable quantity. See the quotation under peat-moor.
Middle English turbarie, from Anglo-Norman turberie, from Medieval Latin turbāria, from turba, turf, of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)