Definition of Groundsels

1. Noun. (plural of groundsel) ¹



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Definition of Groundsels

1. groundsel [n] - See also: groundsel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundsels

groundlings
groundly
groundnut
groundnut oil
groundnut vine
groundnuts
groundout
groundouts
grounds
grounds officer
groundsel
groundsel bush
groundsel tree
groundsels (current term)
groundshare
groundsheet
groundsheets
groundsill
groundsills
groundskeeper
groundskeepers
groundskeeping
groundsman
groundsmen
groundspeed
groundstaff
groundstate
groundstates

Literary usage of Groundsels

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

1. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"SHOWS TREE groundsels AND OTHER ALPINE VEGETATION often the watercourses plunge down rocky ... There are the weird lobelias and the giant groundsels. ..."

2. British Farmer's Magazine (1851)
"said he, "as to them, there is only a few groundsels and Dandelions and Sow-thistles: I'll ¡ml] them up in a minute -." and sure enough, in less than a ..."

3. The Psychic Life of Insects by E.-L. Bouvier (1922)
"When the caterpillars find themselves upon the sunlit eand, their negative phototropism leads them to dark spots, that is, to the groundsels, ..."

4. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"groundsels of several species are found throughout the world as common roadside weeds, ... Associated with the groundsels are two species of lobelia, ..."

5. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"For these are the groundsels, and a larger race of duller and more pernicious ... In every age, in every clime, by every race abhorred, the groundsels, ..."

6. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1855)
"... as aforesaid, to count the dandelions, groundsels, sow-thistles and spurges upon the first square rod of ground they can measure off. ..."

7. A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections by Matthew Bacon, Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd, John Bouvier (1846)
"The defendant as to the house said, that no waste was done ; and to the trees, that the house was ruinous in groundsels at the time of the demise, ..."

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