from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A grass suited to forming lawns and used for this purpose.
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The grass, which Mother had always preferred shaggy as compared to the tight trim of English lawn-grass, was nearly a meadow; although it had been mown in the past couple of weeks, pink daisies and yellow dandelions gave it the appearance of a tapestry.
Sowing lawn-grass seed evenly is an undertaking that most amateurs fail in.