sour dock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sour dock European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sour dock (Bot) sorrel.
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Usage

In literature:

Others have tried to improve this field of thistles and sour docks by throwing a handful of daisy seeds among them.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
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In poetry:

I'll handle dainties on the docks
And thou shalt read of summer frocks:
At evening by the sour canals
We'll hope to hear some madrigals.
"Untitled" by Cecil Day Lewis