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Definition of Weed

Weed

  1. A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer garment.
  2. 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.
  3. A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which attacks women in childbed.
  4. Underbrush; low shrubs.
  5. 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.
  6. Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.
  7. An animal unfit to breed from.
  8. Tobacco, or a cigar.
  9. To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.
  10. To take away, as noxious plants; to remove, as something hurtful; to extirpate.
  11. To free from anything hurtful or offensive.
  12. To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.

Weed Quotations

A weed is but an unloved flower.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I'm a bit of a clothes hoarder, admittedly. I try to weed out stuff. My girlfriends come over for cheese and wine and go shopping in my wardrobe. They especially love it when they get stuff with a tag still on.
Jennifer Aniston

Photography used to be not for the faint of heart. Its rigors would weed out the not-so-committed pretty quickly. You had to crank the f-stop ring yourself!
Joe McNally

Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Edmund Burke

I don't have a gardener, because I enjoy pulling weeds. It's hard to explain, but there is something fulfilling about pulling out a weed and knowing that you got all the roots.
Justin Hartley
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Weed Translations

weed in Dutch is wieden, schoffelen
weed in French is sarcler, cibiche
weed in German is Glimmstengel, Unkraut, Unkraut
weed in Italian is erbaccia
weed in Latin is runco
weed in Portuguese is erva daninha
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