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Grass vs. Weed

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Grassnoun

Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.

Weednoun

(countable) Any plant regarded as unwanted at the place where, and at the time when it is growing.

‘If it isn't in a straight line or marked with a label, it's a weed.’;

Grassnoun

(countable) Various plants not in family Poaceae that resemble grasses.

Weednoun

Short for duckweed.

Grassnoun

(uncountable) A lawn.

Weednoun

Underbrush; low shrubs.

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Grassnoun

Marijuana.

Weednoun

A drug or the like made from the leaves of a plant.

Grassnoun

An informer, police informer; one who betrays a group (of criminals, etc) to the authorities.

Weednoun

Cannabis.

Grassnoun

Sharp, closely spaced discontinuities in the trace of a cathode-ray tube, produced by random interference.

Weednoun

Tobacco.

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Grassnoun

Noise on an A-scope or similar type of radar display.

Weednoun

A cigar.

Grassnoun

The season of fresh grass; spring.

Weednoun

(countable) A weak horse, which is therefore unfit to breed from.

Grassnoun

That which is transitory.

Weednoun

A puny person; one who has little physical strength.

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Grassverb

(transitive) To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.).

Weednoun

Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.

Grassverb

To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities.

Weednoun

(archaic) A garment or piece of clothing.

Grassverb

(transitive) To cover with grass or with turf.

Weednoun

(archaic) Clothing collectively; clothes, dress.

Grassverb

(transitive) To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

Weednoun

(archaic) An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge.

Grassverb

(transitive) To bring to the grass or ground; to land.

‘to grass a fish’;

Weednoun

(Female) mourning apparel.

‘He wore a weed on his hat.’;

Grassnoun

Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.

Weednoun

A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which befalls those who are about to give birth, are giving birth, or have recently given birth or miscarried or aborted.

Grassnoun

An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.

Weedverb

To remove unwanted vegetation from a cultivated area.

‘I weeded my flower bed.’;

Grassnoun

The season of fresh grass; spring.

‘Two years old next grass.’;

Weedverb

simple past tense and past participle of wee

Grassnoun

Metaphorically used for what is transitory.

‘Surely the people is grass.’;

Weednoun

A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer garment.

‘He on his bed sat, the soft weeds he worePut off.’;

Grassnoun

Marijuana.

Weednoun

An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge; as, he wore a weed on his hat; especially, in the plural, mourning garb, as of a woman; as, a widow's weeds.

‘In a mourning weed, with ashes upon her head, and tears abundantly flowing.’;

Grassverb

To cover with grass or with turf.

Weednoun

A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which attacks women in childbed.

Grassverb

To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

Weednoun

Underbrush; low shrubs.

‘One rushing forth out of the thickest weed.’; ‘A wild and wanton pard . . . Crouched fawning in the weed.’;

Grassverb

To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.

Weednoun

Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.

‘Too much manuring filled that field with weeds.’;

Grassverb

To produce grass.

Weednoun

Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.

Grassnoun

narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay

Weednoun

An animal unfit to breed from.

Grassnoun

German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)

Weednoun

Tobacco, or a cigar.

Grassnoun

animal food for browsing or grazing

Weedverb

To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.

Grassnoun

street names for marijuana

Weedverb

To take away, as noxious plants; to remove, as something hurtful; to extirpate; - commonly used with out; as, to weed out inefficiency from an enterprise.

‘Wise fathers . . . weeding from their children ill things.’; ‘Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.’;

Grassverb

shoot down, of birds

Weedverb

To free from anything hurtful or offensive.

‘He weeded the kingdom of such as were devoted to Elaiana.’;

Grassverb

cover with grass;

‘The owners decided to grass their property’;

Weedverb

To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.

Grassverb

spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach

Weednoun

any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

Grassverb

cover with grass

Weednoun

street names for marijuana

Grassverb

feed with grass

Weedverb

clear of weeds;

‘weed the garden’;

Grassverb

give away information about somebody;

‘He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam’;

Weed

A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, . Examples commonly are plants unwanted in human-controlled settings, such as farm fields, gardens, lawns, and parks.

‘a plant in the wrong place’;

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