Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The upper part of the soil.
  • transitive verb To place topsoil on (land).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The surface or upper part of the soil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The upper layer of soil; surface soil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The most fertile soil, easiest to start new plants in.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the layer of soil on the surface

Etymologies

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top +‎ soil

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