green, grassy turf.

1590–1600; green + sward

greenswarded, adjective Unabridged
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greensward (ˈɡriːnˌswɔːd)
archaic, literary or fresh green turf or an area of such turf

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Example sentences
Yon see them strolling over the beautiful greensward known as the parade ground.
The only open space was the carefully manicured greensward of the infield.
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