meaning of land

1. Urine. See Lant.
The solid part of the surface of the earth; -- opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.
Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
The inhabitants of a nation or people.
The mainland, in distinction from islands.
The ground or floor.
The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc. , and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc. , or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc. ; real estate.
The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; -- called also landing.
In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.
To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course.
working the land as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "theres no work on the land any ">more"

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