1. [syn: lawn mower, mower]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lawn \Lawn\ (l[add]n), n. [OE. laund, launde, F. lande heath,
moor; of Celtic origin; cf. W. llan an open, clear place,
llawnt a smooth rising hill, lawn, Armor. lann or lan
territory, country, lann a prickly plant, pl. lannou heath,
1. An open space between woods. --Milton.
"Orchard lawns and bowery hollows." --Tennyson.
2. Ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered
with grass kept closely mown.
Lawn mower, a machine for clipping the short grass of
Lawn tennis, a variety of the game of tennis, played in the
open air, sometimes upon a lawn, instead of in a tennis
court. See Tennis.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: garden tool for mowing grass on lawns [syn: lawn mower,