Definition of Daneweed
1. a danewort [n -S] - See also: danewort
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Literary usage of Daneweed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"The road hereabouts, too, being overgrown with daneweed, they fancy it sprung from the blood of Danes, slain in battle ; and that if upon a certain day in ..."
2. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1863)
"... of the neighbouring Daventry, which they suppose to have been built by them. The road hereabouts too being overgrown with daneweed, they fancy it ..."
3. The Family Memoirs of the Rev. William Stukeley, M.D., and the Antiquarian by William Stukeley, Surtees Society (1887)
"Much daneweed still grows upon the Roman road in Castor fields. They have still a memorial at Castor of S. ..."