from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as panic.
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(Kinai), and the same sovereign encouraged the cultivation of sorghum, panic-grass, barley, wheat, large white beans, small red beans, and sesame.
This panic-grass you will, no doubt, fancy _must be the tallest grass in the world_.
"panic-grass," the _Panicum arborescens_, which actually grows to the height of fifty feet, with a culm not thicker than an ordinary goose-quill!
"It is a very green island and flat and very fertile, and I have no doubt that all the year through they sow panizo (panic-grass) and harvest it, and so with everything else.