Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A West Indian nut-rush, Scleria scindens, with formidable cutting leaves.

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  • But again there was a halting in the affairs of man, and the rubber saplings were not planted or were smothered; and again the jungle smiled patiently through a knee-tangle of thorns and blossoms, and the charred clumps of razor-grass sent forth skeins of saws and hanks of living barbs.

    Edge of the Jungle

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