from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as shoreweed.
  • n. Same as St. Augustine grass.


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  • She sat down on the ground, now, the long shore-grass swelling up around her, thrusting her fingers into the pools of eddying water, with a far-off sense of quiet and justice and cold beneath there.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863

  • Wherever they could, the little shell-fish scrambled about and fought their miniature battles in one-inch water; but at the edge of the tall shore-grass there was no water at all, unless in the mud, and the shell-fish waited, by hundreds, for the tide.

    Say and Seal, Volume I


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