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Greenswardsmanship

Greenswardsmanship

BEING THE FIRST DAY OF MAY, AN HISTORIC DAY FOR WORKING THE LAND

n. — [the art of] lawn cultivation

fm. English, blending greensward (i.e., a lawn, though sward itself means skin) + swordsmanship

first published. 1935

inspiration. something about April showers and May flowers, though it happens to be raining today

featured image. one of the great examples of greenswardsmanship, the famous twelfth at Augusta National

Greenswardsmanship

 

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