neckweed


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neckweed

(ˈnɛkˌwiːd)
n
(Botany) a type of flowering weed (Veronica peregrine) native to North America
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But having established the disputants as anti-utopian, the dialogue now launches into a series of blistering attacks on corruption among the Tudor ruling classes: from the children of the rich who have been 'viciously, idly, unlearnedly, yea or rather beastly brought up', and who may be cured only by ministration of the herb hemp, also known as gallowgrass or neckweed (sig.