stickweed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stickweed any of several herbaceous plants having seeds that cling to clothing
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Usage

In literature:

The dust rose in clouds, whitening the elder, the stickweed, and the blackberry bushes.
"Lewis Rand" by Mary Johnston
They have no salt among them, but for seasoning use the ashes of hickory, stickweed, or some other wood or plant affording a salt ash.
"The History of Virginia, in Four Parts" by Robert Beverley
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