quick grass


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quick grass

n
(Plants) another name for couch grass
[C17: Scot and northern English variant of couch grass, from the earlier quick living; compare quitch grass]

quick′ grass`


n.
a couch grass, Agropyron repens.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.quick grass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomesquick grass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
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The schedule may have something to do with this as the table shows that many players made the extreme transition, in pace terms, from slow clay to quick grass, but even baseliners can start at very skinny odds in turf matches after starring at Roland Garros.
You go from the slow clay of the French Open straight to the quick grass of England and it is a nice feeling.
11 Nicolas Lapentti in their side, but would much prefer to be playing on slow clay rather than a quick grass court.