More definitions of "turf":
- (noun): Range of jurisdiction or influence.
Example: "A bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system"
- (noun): The territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own.
Famous quotes containing the word turf:
“One turf shall serve as pillow for us both;
One heart, one bed, two bosoms, and one troth.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Oh! snatchd away in beautys bloom,
On thee shall press no ponderous tomb;
But on thy turf shall roses rear
Their leaves, the earliest of the year;”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“Lie lightly on her, turf and dew:
She put so little weight on you.”
—Marcus Valerius Martial (c. 40104)