earth-fast

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *erthfast, *erthfeste, from Old English eorþfæst (earthfast, fixed in the earth, firm in the earth), equivalent to earth +‎ -fast.

Adjective[edit]

earth-fast (not comparable)

  1. Firm or planted in the earth, and difficult to remove.