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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEEDED

From the start it cried for strong men; it weeded out its weaklings.

Add to all these changes, that the garden was weeded, and the glebe was regularly laboured.

He weeded prophecy from his speeches, and rudeness from his jokes.

But for this, the best soils are weeded, and plenty of manure used.

He has weeded his stable, and got the buyers to think that they were getting the cream.

She weeded the row across from Mr. Alder, where he could see what she was doing.

I believe the salaried polisher has weeded them all out but one.

The track is smoothed and weeded and ballasted as if it were the London and North-Western.

The plants can then be weeded and hoed easily from either side.

And they weeded the garden beautifully, and had a glorious time.

WORD ORIGIN

"to clear the ground of weeds," late Old English weodian, from the source of weed (n.). Related: Weeded; weeding.

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