Definition of English-weed

1. Noun. South African bulbous wood sorrel with showy yellow flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of English-weed

Engelmann's spruce
Engelmann spruce
Engels
Engerland
England
England and Wales
Englander
Englanders
Engleutsch
Englisch's sinus
English
English-Canadian
English-Gothic
English-Gothic architecture
English-speaking
English-weed (current term)
English Bluebell
English Canada
English Carrier
English Carriers
English Channel
English Civil War
English English
English Midlands
English Revolution
English bean
English billiards
English bond
English bonds
English breakfast tea

Literary usage of English-weed

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1. The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by Jean Jules Jusserand (1908)
"One day she had the English weed, another the French, and another the Italian and so forth. u She asked me which of them became her best ? ..."

2. Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to by Edward Potts Cheyney (1922)
"One day she had the English weed, another the French, and another the Italian, and so forth. She asked me which of them became her best. ..."

3. A Book of English Prose: Character and Incident, 1387-1649 by William Ernest Henley, Charles Whibley (1894)
"... the English weed, one the French, and one the Italian, and so of others; asking at me which of them set her best. I said the Italian weed; which pleased ..."

4. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"One day she had the English weed, another the French, and another the Italian ; and so forth. She asked me which of them became her best. ..."

5. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Johan Winkler (1874)
"14, is noticeable, the two seem to point to an intermediate (bhao'i'djan), which would easily fall into either, the word is connected with English weed, ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"She showed him "my lord's picture,"—a portrait of the unworthy favorite Dudley; she changed her dress every day, " one day the English weed, another the ..."

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