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weeder

[wee-der] /ˈwi dər/
noun
1.
a person who removes weeds, as from a garden or lawn.
2.
a device, as a tool or machine, for removing weeds.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see weed1, -er1
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Examples from the web for weeder
  • Because the engine was still running, the weeder bar was rotating.
  • The third system is also wheat-fallow, but it uses sweep tillage and a rod-weeder to control weeds.
  • Seedlings may be killed with a low-intensity flame weeder during the early stage of their development.
Slang definitions & phrases for weeder

weeder

noun

A difficult college course that weeds out weaker students


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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