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  • noun Plural form of ragweed.


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  • She seems to confuse red and yellow, and to have meant the yellow bucalauns or ragweeds, believed to be the horses of ‘the Others’.

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  • Problem pollens out there, the hardwoods, the grasses out West, the ragweeds.

    CNN Transcript Jun 4, 2005

  • The Democratic platform of Ohio had unfortunately committed that great party to the ideas of the new party calling itself the People's party, represented mainly by the disciples of the old greenback fiat money craze, some of whom, while claiming to be farmers, do their planting in law offices, and whose crops, if they have any, are thistles and ragweeds.

    Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet An Autobiography.

  • These may be followed, the next year, by ragweeds, then by docks and thistles, with here and there

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Fill your thrashing-floor with docks, ragweeds, mugworths, and ply your flail upon them, -- that is not the method to obtain sacks of wheat.

    Latter-Day Pamphlets

  • Pointing a flamethrower at a clump of ragweeds, he would shout, - News Articles

  • Ignite also controls Palmer amaranth, woolly cupgrass, velvetleaf, cocklebur, foxtails, ragweeds and waterhemp, along with ALS-resistant and glyphosate-resistant weeds, according to Bayer.

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  • Pointing a flamethrower at a clump of ragweeds, he would shout, - News Articles

  • Nitrate-accumulating weeds include ragweeds, pigweed, and Johnson grass, to name just a few. News

  • The fields, being rough and stony, and wholly unfit for the plough, were mostly devoted to the posturing of sheep and cattle; the soil was thin and poor: bits of grey rock here and there peeped out from the grassy hillocks; bilberry – plants and heather — relics of more savage wildness — grew under the walls; and in many of the enclosures, ragweeds and rushes usurped supremacy over the scanty herbage; but these were not my property.

    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall


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