Definitions of weeds

  1. a black garment ( dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning

Usage examples for weeds

  1. " You could rake about, at any rate, and pull up a few weeds? – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  2. There was a fence around the yard, which was clear of weeds. – The Heart Of The Hills by John Fox, Jr.
  3. All run over with weeds. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  4. The little garden was covered with weeds, the fence that once enclosed it was broken down, the old apple- tree that I had loved almost as tenderly as if it had been a human creature, was no more to be seen, and in the place where the grape- vine grew was a deep pool of green and stagnant water. – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  5. Weeds are easy to grow. – Sowing and Reaping by Dwight Moody
  6. That Saturday rain filled the dry upper channels where a bridge would rot in the tall weeds, but an all- day rain puts a dangerous flood in every ford, so I came back in time to save your life. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  7. The yairbs grow; oh, yes, they make out to grow; but you don't see 'em come leapin' an' tearin' out o' the airth like weeds. – Susanna and Sue by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  8. You see the weeds on the lawn, David? – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. But- there are no such things as weeds; a weed is only a miracle in the wrong place.... – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  10. Mostly it's full of last year's weeds; but he explains how he will soon have it in shape. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  11. But the people of Jupiter have learned more than we of the use of these weeds, and certain of them are cultivated to a wide extent. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  12. Tall weeds nodded in it as they swept past. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  13. " To- day," he said, " the warriors of Elk will go forth with me against these evil ones, the weeds. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  14. The green drenched weeds lay all about in his path, bent thick, and the forest drooped glimmeringly. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  15. Instead of blossom and fruit, there were weeds. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  16. The tobacco fields are kept in the best possible condition, no weeds or grass is allowed to grow and the entire surface is as free from stones as a lawn. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  17. Weeds are stronger than the plants, and a little neglect will check them, making practically, perhaps, a difference of several days. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  18. The soil of Gueldersdorp being so uncommonly favourable just now to the production of weeds of the widow's description. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves