from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A garden-path covered with grass, instead of gravel.


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  • And so fell a crying, and threw myself upon the grass-walk we were upon. —

    Pamela 2006

  • He watched a lady who came rapidly, and yet with a trace of hesitation, down the broad grass-walk towards him.

    Night and Day 1920

  • My complaint was long, and lasted till, having turned into the grass-walk, we reached the new building at the end of it, where we sat awhile and reposed ourselves.

    The Book of Sun-Dials 1900

  • Beyond the embankment, through the opening in a mossy wall, she caught sight of the villa, with its broken balustrades, its stagnant fountains, and the stone satyr closing the perspective of a dusky grass-walk.

    The Greater Inclination Edith Wharton 1899

  • Three of them enclose the orchard, which is planted quincunx-wise, with yew hedge and grass-walk all round it.

    Two Suffolk Friends Francis Hindes Groome 1876

  • Jerry got down, left the yard gate carefully open behind him, led his horse up the Major's fine grass-walk to the steps, and was about bringing him with him into the house, when a servant relieved him of the task by carrying the steed to the stable.

    Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor" 1858

  • Even the long grass-walk under the filbert-hedge, was parched and dry in the glowing August sun.

    Ruth Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell 1837

  • And so fell a crying, and threw myself upon the grass-walk we were upon.

    Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded Samuel Richardson 1725


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