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scutch grass

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1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Nurse: If they have, there is not so much of it in you as would redden a rib of scutch-grass.

    Three Wonder Plays Lady I. A. Gregory
  • It was a moor at the time of the battle in 1485, overgrown with thistles and scutch-grass.

British Dictionary definitions for scutch-grass

scutch grass

another name for Bermuda grass, couch grass Sometimes shortened to scutch
Word Origin
variant of couch grass
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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