Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See couch grass.

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  • n. Alternative form of quackgrass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See quitch grass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as quick-grass, quitch-grass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed
  • n. European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed

Etymologies

Variant of quitch grass.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • "He had returned from a performance a little later than usual; it was April, midnight. The caravan stood on a plot of land near the coastal community of VedVedbæk. He had owned the property for twenty years without applying for a building permit. Its ten thousand square metres of quack grass stretched down to the beach, encircled by fir trees."
    - 'The Quiet Girl', Peter Høeg.

    March 18, 2008