crabgrass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crabgrass grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns
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Quotations

  • Robert Orben
    Robert Orben
    “Inflation is the crabgrass in your savings.”

Usage

In literature:

After Tarriffville, the telephone network spread like crabgrass.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The walk up the "lawn" was flagstone with crabgrass between the stones.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
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In news:

A clump of crabgrass in a brown-out lawn crabgrass .
Although their flowers offer solace from the cold, short days of winter, they also remind me that crabgrass seeds are awakening from their slumber and are beginning to germinate.
A clump of crabgrass in a brown-out lawn crabgrass.
Once the forsythia begins to bloom, for instance, it's time to renew your war against crabgrass.
The theories of Sigmund Freud are the crabgrass in the lawn of cultural criticism.
He theories of Sigmund Freud are the crabgrass in the lawn of cultural criticism.
Marney Dorsey on crabgrass and goosegrass management in turf.
It's no secret soccer has spread like crabgrass though eastern Wake County in recent years.
But unlike crabgrass, soccer's presence is greatly desired in eastern Wake.
Photo Courtesty of Crabgrass Puppet Theatre.
Savvy gardeners can avoid the tedium of yanking crabgrass out by its roots if they know how to work with corn gluten.
The right watering, fertilizing, and mowing mean the difference between a lush green carpet and a spotty landscape that's more crabgrass than lawn.
Tis that time of year again when roadside political signs pop up with the same disgusting frequency as summer crabgrass.
Avoid tilling purslane, bindweed, nutgrass, crabgrass, and johnsongrass.
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