weeds(redirected from widows weeds)
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1. A plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one that grows where it is not wanted and often grows or spreads fast or takes the place of desired plants.
2. An aquatic plant or alga, especially seaweed.
3. Something considered useless, detrimental, or worthless.
b. A cigarette.
v. weed·ed, weed·ing, weeds
1. To clear of weeds: weeded the flowerbeds.
2. To remove (weeds). Often used with out: weed out dandelions.
3. To eliminate as unsuitable or unwanted. Often used with out: weed out unqualified applicants.
To remove weeds.
[Middle English, from Old English wēod, herb, grass, weed.]
1. A token of mourning, as a black band worn on a man's hat or sleeve.
2. weeds The black mourning clothes of a widow.
3. often weeds Archaic An article of clothing; a garment.
[Middle English wede, garment, from Old English wǣd.]
1. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: widow's weeds a widow's black mourning clothes
2. (Clothing & Fashion) obsolete any clothing
[pl of weed2]
pl (= mourning clothes) → Trauerkleider pl