Definition for Ground (-s)

ground (-s), n. [OE 'bottom of something'.] (webplay: bottom, liquors, sea).

  1. Earth; soil; surface of the earth; [fig.] grave; burial place.
  2. Foundation; support.
  3. Country; nation; specific region.
  4. Basis; [fig.] plain song; tune on which songs are built.
  5. Territory; land; [fig.] expanse; aspect; [word play on “grounds”] dregs; coarse particles found at the bottom of a drink.

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