Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of coarse or rank grass.
  • noun Waste land which yields such grass.

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Examples

  • "Thonk ye, Mr. Meeddlemore," retorted Cranstoun drily, yet good humouredly; "yeet as ye're to be attoched to my deveesion y'ell perhops roon jeest the same reesk, and as it may be that y'ell not want more wine than we've taken the day, any moore than mysel ', a pleedge ye, in retoorn, a safe possage to Heeven, when a troost ye will be joodged for better qualities than ye poossess as a poonster."

    The Canadian Brothers, or the Prophecy Fulfilled a Tale of the Late American War — Complete

  • "Thonk ye, Mr. Meeddlemore," retorted Cranstoun drily, yet good humouredly; "yeet as ye're to be attoched to my deveesion y'ell perhops roon jeest the same reesk, and as it may be that y'ell not want more wine than we've taken the day, any moore than mysel ', a pleedge ye, in retoorn, a safe possage to Heeven, when a troost ye will be joodged for better qualities than ye poossess as a poonster."

    The Canadian Brothers, or the Prophecy Fulfilled a Tale of the Late American War — Volume 2

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