Ground Rents

Business / Real Estate / Ground Rents: A perpetual lease where the landowner retains title and the lessee recieves the right of possession and use. Used predominantly in Maryland and Pennsylvania prior to 1885.

Other Words for Ground

Ground Noun Synonyms: base, establish, organize, found, settle, set
Ground Adjective Synonyms: earth, soil, turf, sod, dirt, loam, clay, land, terrain
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Groundhog Day

Life Style / Holiday / Groundhog Day: Groundhogs are suppose to come out of hibernation on February 2 to see how the weather is doing. If the sun is shining and they see a shadow they are said to be frightened and go back inside. Those wh MORE

Grounder

Entertainment / Baseball / Grounder: A ground ball. MORE

Groundies

Entertainment / Tennis / Groundies: A forehand or backhand shot that is executed after the ball bounces once on the court MORE

Groundlings

Entertainment / Literature / Groundlings: While the upper class paid two pennies to sit in the raised area with seats, and some nobles paid three pennies to sit in the Lords' rooms, the majority of viewers who watched Shakespeare's plays were MORE

Groundwater

Business / Agriculture / Groundwater: The water from wells and underground aquifers. An estimated 95% of the drinking water used in rural areas is from groundwater. Because of its use as drinking water, there is concern over contamination MORE

Groundstroke

Entertainment / Tennis / Groundstroke: A forehand or backhand shot that is executed after the ball bounces once on the court MORE

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