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n.1.(Bot.) A plant of the genus Coronilla (C. scorpioides); - so named from its curved pods.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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His fellow herbalist and physician, Culpeper suggests 'Many times such as they that are given to the drinking and are troubled by strange fancies, strange sights in the darkness, and voices (DTs)… Those I have known have been cured by taking only two spoons of the syrup of Sicklewort after supper two hours, when to go to bed'.
Otherwise known as: Carpetweed, Sicklewort, Blue Bugle