Hemp-seed

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hemp-seed (Shak.) Mrs Quickly's word for homicide (2 Henry IV., II. i. 64)
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. henep, hænep—L. cannabis—Gr. kannabis.

Usage

In literature:

You will be worse than the old woman who sells the honeycakes with hemp-seed oil you are so fond of.
"Taras Bulba and Other Tales" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
In appearance it very nearly resembles the common hemp, but it differs in the seed.
"Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
I heard Carl tell her before he left not to give them much hemp seed, for that was too fattening.
"Beautiful Joe" by Marshall Saunders
Nevertheless she gave it some hemp-seed and corn and watched it pruning its feathers as it glanced warily at its new home and its new mistress.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 8 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
Nevertheless she gave it some hemp-seed and corn and watched it pruning its feathers as it glanced warily at its new home and its new mistress.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
Each grain is about the size of hemp-seed.
"In the Heart of Africa" by Samuel White Baker
I heard Carl tell her before he left not to give them much hemp seed, for that was too fattening.
"Beautiful Joe" by by Marshall Saunders
We export annually nearly four million gallons of oil made from linseed, hemp seed, and rape seed.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Poor Nancy was buried in Lenine's grave, and her companion in sowing hemp-seed, who saw the white coffin, slept beside her within the year.
"The Haunters & The Haunted" by Various
There is a story of a grain of hemp-seed that contained all the body-linen of a princess.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
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In news:

Should I Eat Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, and Hemp Seeds.
Perfectly aligned spices celebrate three plant-based protein sources: black beans , hemp seeds, and quinoa.
She says the hemp seeds they use don't contain THC and adds 'it's a great, hardy vodka so you can do any type of drink with it'.
Hemp seed vodka called Purgatory released in 28 states.
The FSANZ approval would permit the sale of hulled hemp seeds and hemp -seed products, including hemp milk, muesli bars and baking flour.
First it was flaxseeds, then hemp seeds, now chia seeds are in everything.
Hemp seed vodka called Purgatory released in 28 states.
If 2011 was the year of the flaxseed, 2012 is all about hemp seeds and chia seeds (more on chia later).
Last week I told you about a new hemp seed vodka from the Alaska Distillery that made it's debut on none other than 4/20.
Additionally, hemp seed 's store of essential amino acids is replete with arginine.
Eat It Up The nutty flavor of shelled hemp seeds makes them an appealing garnish for soups, salads, stir-fries, puddings, fruit pies, oatmeal, or yogurt.
While hemp seeds are used in the distilling process, the seeds are sanitized and do not contain TCH -- the active ingredient in marijuana.
Coley says distillers in Canada and Poland don't distill with hemp seeds , and only add them into the bottles.
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