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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a popular English name of Southernwood (Artemisia abrotonum); -- called also lad's love.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of the southernwood, Artemisia Abrotanum, from an ointment made with its ashes used by young men to promote the growth of a beard.

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