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[wee-der] /ˈwi dər/
a person who removes weeds, as from a garden or lawn.
a device, as a tool or machine, for removing weeds.
Origin of weeder
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English; see weed1, -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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



The prank of pulling the underwear upward from behind by the waistband; melvin, murphy: the impression of leaping through the camera lens and giving the viewers a wedgie/ by pulling up their underpants to give them ''wedgies''

[1970s+ Children; presumably fr wedging the underpants between the buttocks]

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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