Associations to the word «Weeds»


WEED, noun. (countable) Any plant regarded as unwanted at the place where, and at the time when it is growing.
WEED, noun. Short for duckweed.
WEED, noun. (uncountable) (archaic or obsolete) Underbrush; low shrubs.
WEED, noun. A drug or the like made from the leaves of a plant.
WEED, noun. (uncountable) (slang) Marijuana.
WEED, noun. (with "the") (uncountable) (slang) Tobacco.
WEED, noun. (obsolete) (countable) A cigar.
WEED, noun. (countable) A weak horse, which is therefore unfit to breed from.
WEED, noun. (countable) (British) (informal) A puny person; one who has with little physical strength.
WEED, noun. (countable) (Scotland) A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which attacks women in childbed.
WEED, noun. (countable) (figuratively) Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.
WEED, verb. To remove unwanted vegetation from a cultivated area.
WEED, noun. (archaic) A garment or piece of clothing.
WEED, noun. (archaic) Clothing collectively; clothes, dress.
WEED, noun. (archaic) An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge.
WEED, noun. (archaic) widow's weeds: female mourning apparel
WEED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of wee
WEED EATER, noun. A string trimmer
WEED HOOK, noun. A hook used for cutting away or extirpating weeds.
WEED HOOKS, noun. Plural of weed hook
WEED OUT, verb. (idiomatic) to remove unwanted elements from a group

Dictionary definition

WEED, noun. Any plant that crowds out cultivated plants.
WEED, noun. A black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning.
WEED, noun. Street names for marijuana.
WEED, verb. Clear of weeds; "weed the garden".

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