Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The scouring-rush, Equisetum hyemale: so called as being used for scouring dishes of pewter or other metal.
“Beneath where the ponds are bushy mare's-tails grow, and on the moist banks jointed pewterwort; some of the broad bronze leaves of water-weeds seem to try and conquer the pond and cover it so firmly that”
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I have in mind the worts associated with a green thumb rather than a green beer - but as you can see by the name, I'll accept anything you have to offer.
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