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  • noun Plural form of chickweed.

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Examples

  • She went out in calf-length dresses and big black rubber boots, pulling stalks of blue chickweeds and lamb's-quarters, hacking at a half-dead hedge of privet shrubs.

    Still Life, With Girl

  • She went out in calf-length dresses and big black rubber boots, pulling stalks of blue chickweeds and lamb's-quarters, hacking at a half-dead hedge of privet shrubs.

    Still Life, With Girl

  • It is also singular that among those tribes which are of a divided nature, some being natives, others introduced, the last are generally the most numerous; for instance, the native chickweeds, and plantains, and thistles, are less common here than the European varieties.

    Rural Hours

  • Among these are some kinds of sedges, chickweeds, and catchflies.

    Seed Dispersal

  • But I think this an ungraceful notion of its behaviour; and as its blossoms are, of all flowers, the most sharply and distinctly star-shaped, I shall call it 'Stella' (providing otherwise, in due time, for the poor little chickweeds;) and the common stonecrop will therefore be 'Stella domestica.'

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • He had planted all manner of flowers for next month, and has thrown down the spade and left off weeding the garden, so that it looks something like a dreary bird-cage with all manner of grasses and chickweeds sticking through the bars and lying in the sand.

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

  • Two common weed problems in local lawns are dandelions and chickweeds.

    The Daily News - News

  • Two common weed problems in local lawns are dandelions and chickweeds.

    The Daily News - News

  • Two common weed problems in local lawns are dandelions and chickweeds.

    The Daily News - News

  • Dandelion, henbit and many chickweeds are examples of winter annuals.

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