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weed-killer

[weed-kil-er] /ˈwidˌkɪl ər/
noun
1.
a herbicide.
Origin of weed-killer
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • There is no doubt that a few months ago Creake deliberately planned to poison her with some weed-killer.

    Max Carrados Ernest Bramah
  • Everybody in the town knew he bought the weed-killer; everybody knew that he was in debt to this man.

    The Angel of Terror Edgar Wallace
  • When there was a bit of a family squabble he would threaten to mix a gallon of weed-killer and drink every drop.

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