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lawns, plural;
  1. A fine linen or cotton fabric used for making clothes

  1. a field of cultivated and mowed grass
  2. A lawn is an area of aesthetic and recreational land planted with grasses or other low durable plants, which usually are maintained at a lower and consistent height. Low ornamental meadows in natural landscaping styles are a contemporary option of a lawn. ...
  3. Lawn is a Dutch Alternative-Indie rock band. They have released two albums: Lawn-dro-mat (2000) and Backspace (2003). Their song Fix (from Backspace) includes a duet with Anneke van Giersbergen, the former vocalist from fellow Dutch band The Gathering.
  4. Lawn cloth or lawn is a plain weave textile, originally of linen but now chiefly cotton. Lawn is designed using fine, high count yarns, which results in a silky, untextured feel. The fabric is made using either combed or carded yarns. ...
  5. The Lawn (part of Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village) is a large, terraced grassy court at the historic center of Jefferson's academic community at the University of Virginia. The design shows Jefferson's mastery of Palladian architecture. ...
  6. The Lawn, is a historic home located at Elkridge, Howard County, Maryland. It is a 19th century frame house with five outbuildings, three of which date from the 19th century (two cottages and a barn). The house was owned by George Washington Dobbin, who built the home originally as a summer retreat.
  7. (The Lawns) The Lawns is a student accommodation complex for the University of Hull, located in Cottingham. It comprises seven halls of residence (Ferens, Lambert, Nicholson, Morgan, Downs, Reckitt and Grant) and the Lawns Centre. ...
  8. An open space between woods; Ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown
  9. (Lawns) To make or renovate Lawns sow the seed on damp ground during March or April, if possible, but in any case not later than September, as the young plants are easily ruined by frost. ...
  10. (Lawns) To dream of walking upon well-kept lawns, denotes occasions for joy and great prosperity. To join a merry party upon a lawn, denotes many secular amusements, and business engagements will be successfully carried on. ...
  11. That portion of a yard or land area covered with grass plants kept short through mowing.
  12. A light, fine cloth made using carded or combed, linen or cotton yarns. The fabric has a crease-resistant, crisp finish.
  13. is a plain weave, soft, very light, combed cotton fabric with a crisp finish.
  14. A fine, somewhat porous fabric made from cotton or linen, originating in Laon, France. Lawn is more crisp than voile, but less than organdy, and is often found in summery blouses and dresses.
  15. Lawn is a fine linen or cotton cloth.
  16. an area of closely mowed grass, sometimes part of a yard.
  17. In biotechnology: a uniform and uninterrupted layer of bacterial growth, in which individual colonies cannot be observed.
  18. cotton plain weave. Word derived from Laon, a city in France, where linen lawn was manufactured extensively.  Light weight, sheer, soft, washable.  It is crispier than voile but not as crisp as organdy.  Made with fine high count yarns, silky feel.  Made with either carded or combed yarns. ...
  19. Bacteria immobilized in a nutrient agar, used as a field to test for the presence of viral particles.
  20. (n): article of fine linen. Cf. Kyd Sol&Per.
  21. a deceptively dangerous running surface, as it hides things you don’t want to step on. It feels nice, though.
  22. a fine, opaque, lightweight, and plain weave fabric usually made of combed-cotton or cotton-blend yarns.  The fabric may be bleached, dyed, or printed.
  23. Enclosed pasture within forest, originally to provide grazing and hay for deer.
  24. mowers became a more efficient alternative to simply relying on gardeners wielding the scythe (which, when placed in incompetent hands, left unsightly scars on and in the ground) or bare spaces caused by domesticated grazing animals.
  25. A sheer evenweave fabric given a variety of finishes.