Dyer's weed

  • 1 Dyer's weed — Dyer Dy er, n. One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like. [1913 Webster] {dyer s rocket}, {Dyer s weed}. Same as {Dyer s broom}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dyer's-weed — [dī′ərzwēd΄] n. any of a number of plants that yield a dyestuff, as woadwaxen or dyer s woad …

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  • 3 dyer's-weed — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural dyer s weeds) 1. : any of several dye yielding plants (as the dyer s rocket, the woodwaxen, the dyer s woad) 2. : any of certain plants of the genus Solidago ( …

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  • 4 dyer's-weed — /duy euhrz weed /, n. any of various plants yielding dyes, as the weld, Reseda luteola, the dyeweed, Genista tinctoria, or the woad, Isatis tinctoria. [1570 80] * * * …

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  • 5 dyer's-weed — n. Green broom, green weed (Genista tinctoria) …

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  • 6 dyer's weed — n. solidago rugosa, herb whose yellow flowers are used in dyeing …

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  • 7 dyer's weed — noun eastern North American herb whose yellow flowers are (or were) used in dyeing • Syn: ↑Solidago rugosa • Hypernyms: ↑goldenrod …

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  • 8 dyer's broom — dyer s broom, dyer s broom dyer s broom . small Eurasian shrub ({Genista tinctoria}) having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as weed in England and U.S.; sometimes grown as an ornamental. Syn: woodwaxen, dyer s greenweed, dyer… …

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  • 9 dyer's-broom — dyer s broom, dyer s broom dyer s broom . small Eurasian shrub ({Genista tinctoria}) having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as weed in England and U.S.; sometimes grown as an ornamental. Syn: woodwaxen, dyer s greenweed, dyer… …

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  • 10 Dyer — Dy er, n. One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like. [1913 Webster] {dyer s rocket}, {Dyer s weed}. Same as {Dyer s broom}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 dyer's rocket — Dyer Dy er, n. One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like. [1913 Webster] {dyer s rocket}, {Dyer s weed}. Same as {Dyer s broom}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Dyer's broom — Broom Broom (br[=oo]m), n. [OE. brom, brome, AS. br[=o]m; akin to LG. bram, D. brem, OHG. br[=a]mo broom, thorn?bush, G. brombeere blackberry. Cf. {Bramble}, n.] 1. (Bot.) A plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound… …

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  • 13 Dyer State Wayside — Coordinates: 45°07′28″N 120°11′13″W / 45.12444°N 120.18694°W / 45.12444; 120.18694 …

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  • 14 dyer's-broom — noun small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental • Syn: ↑woodwaxen, ↑dyer s greenweed, ↑dyeweed, ↑greenweed, ↑whin, ↑woadwaxen,… …

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  • 15 Dyer's Rocket — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …

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  • 16 dyer's greenweed — noun small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental • Syn: ↑woodwaxen, ↑dyer s broom, ↑dyeweed, ↑greenweed, ↑whin, ↑woadwaxen, ↑Genista… …

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  • 17 dyer's greenweed — /green weed / woadwaxen. [1590 1600] * * * …

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  • 18 dyer's-greenweed — dyˈer s greenˈweed or dyˈer s broom noun A papilionaceous shrub (Genista tinctoria), a source of yellow colouring matter • • • Main Entry: ↑dye …

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  • 19 dye|weed — «DY WEED», noun. 1. an Old World yellow flowered shrub of the pea family, yielding a yellow dye; dyer s weed. 2. a small North American composite herb with white flowers …

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  • 20 green-weed — n. Green broom, dyer s weed (Genista tinctoria) …

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