Definition of Candock

1. n. A plant or weed that grows in rivers; a species of Equisetum; also, the yellow frog lily (Nuphar luteum).



Definition of Candock

1. a type of lily [n -S] - See also: lily

Lexicographical Neighbors of Candock

candleshine
candleshines
candlesnuffer
candlesnuffers
candlestick
candlestick tulip
candlesticklike
candlesticks
candlewaster
candlewasters
candlewick
candlewicks
candlewood
candlewoods
candling
candock (current term)
candocks
candor
candors
candour
candours
candrabindu
candrabindus
candroy
candroys
candy
candy-gram
candy-man

Literary usage of Candock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"... is alluded to as tho water-lily, while by candock the Nuphar is intended ; the passage alluded to enumerates among water-weeds— ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"to Luke ¡i. 32. (Hypa- pante.) Candle-waster. One who keeps late hours, as spendthrift or as student. candock. A weed that grows in rivers.— Johnson. ..."

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