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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
weed
    n 1: any plant that crowds out cultivated plants [ant:
         cultivated plant]
    2: a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of
       mourning [syn: weed, mourning band]
    3: street names for marijuana [syn: pot, grass, green
       goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke,
       skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane]
    v 1: clear of weeds; "weed the garden"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Weed \Weed\ (w[=e]d), n. [OE. wede, AS. w[=ae]de, w[=ae]d; akin
   to OS. w[=a]di, giw[=a]di, OFries, w[=e]de, w[=e]d, OD. wade,
   OHG. w[=a]t, Icel. v[=a][eth], Zend vadh to clothe.]
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   1. A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer
      garment. "Lowly shepherd's weeds." --Spenser. "Woman's
      weeds." --Shak. "This beggar woman's weed." --Tennyson.
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            He on his bed sat, the soft weeds he wore
            Put off.                              --Chapman.
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   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.
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            In a mourning weed, with ashes upon her head, and
            tears abundantly flowing.             --Milton.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Weed \Weed\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weeded; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Weeding.] [AS. we['o]dian. See 3d Weed.]
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   1. To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to
      weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.
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   2. 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. "Weed up thyme."
      --Shak.
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            Wise fathers . . . weeding from their children ill
            things.                               --Ascham.
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            Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more
            man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it
            out.                                  --Bacon.
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   3. To free from anything hurtful or offensive.
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            He weeded the kingdom of such as were devoted to
            Elaiana.                              --Howell.
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   4. (Stock Breeding) To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Weed \Weed\, n.
   A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which
   attacks women in childbed. [Scot.]
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Weed \Weed\, n. [OE. weed, weod, AS. we['o]d, wi['o]d, akin to
   OS. wiod, LG. woden the stalks and leaves of vegetables D.
   wieden to weed, OS. wiod[=o]n.]
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   1. Underbrush; low shrubs. [Obs. or Archaic]
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            One rushing forth out of the thickest weed.
                                                  --Spenser.
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            A wild and wanton pard . . .
            Crouched fawning in the weed.         --Tennyson.
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   2. 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.
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            Too much manuring filled that field with weeds.
                                                  --Denham.
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   Note: The word has no definite application to any particular
         plant, or species of plants. Whatever plants grow among
         corn or grass, in hedges, or elsewhere, and are useless
         to man, injurious to crops, or unsightly or out of
         place, are denominated weeds.
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   3. Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything
      useless.
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   4. (Stock Breeding) An animal unfit to breed from.
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   5. Tobacco, or a cigar. [Slang]
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   Weed hook, a hook used for cutting away or extirpating
      weeds. --Tusser.
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6. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Weed, CA -- U.S. city in California
   Population (2000):    2978
   Housing Units (2000): 1293
   Land area (2000):     4.854940 sq. miles (12.574237 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    4.854940 sq. miles (12.574237 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            83850
   Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
   Location:             41.424298 N, 122.384417 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Weed, CA
    Weed


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