turfen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From turf +‎ -en.

Adjective[edit]

turfen (comparative more turfen, superlative most turfen)

  1. (archaic) Made of turf; covered with turf.
    turfen steps
    • 1831, Catherine Grace Frances Gore, The Tuileries, volume 3, page 175:
      [] the shepherds of Desvres were seen at a distance betaking themselves to the insufficient shelter of the turfen hovels dotted upon the cote to afford them a retreat from the vicissitudes of the atmosphere.