Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEEDING

He was "weeding" with both hands and he looked agitated and—yes, frightened.

They also work in the fields—light work, such as weeding and planting.

They have attained this condition by centuries of weeding out the unfit.

Sabrina herself was in the garden now, weeding the balm-bed.

That satisfied all parties, and the weeding began that afternoon.

It is delightful to see their gardens, when one has not the weeding and irrigation of them.

The next process is weeding, loosening, and breaking fine the earth.

Any method of weeding and plowing that will secure these ends, will serve the purpose.

This, however, should depend upon the time at which the weeding begins.

As soon as you can tell "which is which" the work of weeding must begin.

WORD ORIGIN

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

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.