hope these help.Wizard of Oz wrote:.. sorry tony I have never seen or heard turf/turfed in that way ..
try google with:
"turfing out the cupboard"
Whatever hours a pub keeps, it will still have a closing time, signalled by a ringing of a bell, or the shout of the landlord, "Last orders!" or the more oldfashioned, "Drink up gentleman, it's time." That's your signal that you can order one more drink before being turfed out.
from: http://gouk.about.com/od/restaurantandp ... Beer_3.htm
The bikers have been turfed out but the jukebox is still pretty good. Usually empty, even on a Saturday night but at least you get on the pool table
The Inn Turfed Out! ; Pub Boots Out Bowls Club After 140 Yrs. Last night shell-shocked members of the New Inn Club vowed to fight the bombshell decision and have contacted MP Gisela Stuart
My other half and I were once turfed out of a pub where we were about to have lunch because the other half was wearing a rugby shirt.
This is a rewrite of The Rare Oul' Times (4 man play) conceit of an imaginery encounter between these two larger than life literary folk, either of which could clear customers from a bar in minutes before being turfed out themselves.
You could start a computer museum with all the old crap we've turfed out of the attic. Trip to the tip imminent!
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=78qO ... CDkQ6AEwAg
Turfed out from cobwebbed attics, novels, travel books, Christmas annuals, the sermons of forgotten Victorian vicars, jostled each other in their dusty jackets