Bob Greenblatt made Showtime a must-watch network with shows like weeds and Dexter.
weeds have “evolved to grow in unsettled earth and damaged landscapes”–ploughed fields, say, and bombsites.
That might be for the best, because the way former campaign colleagues tell it, Plouffe doesn't get lost in the weeds.
The first body was found in a patch of weeds in L.A.'s industrial wastelands.
He declined though “to get into the weeds” about what those changes would be.
I simply keep down the weeds, and let the tree take care of itself.
There was no undergrowth, no weeds, not even any fallen leaves.
On one occasion, Cox was required by his employer to attend to his—Perkins'—garden which was overrun with weeds.
Disorder, if you please, grows like the weeds of the hedge side—but not order.
A few women's hats sprouted here and there among the men's heads like weeds in a desert.
"garments" (now surviving, if at all, in widow's weeds), plural of archaic weed, from Old English wæd, wæde "garment, cloth," from Proto-Germanic *wedo (cf. Old Saxon wadi, Old Frisian wede "garment," Old Norse vað "cloth, texture," Old High German wat "garment"), probably from PIE *wedh-, extended form of root *au- "to weave." Archaic since early 19c.
"plant not valued for use or beauty," Old English weod, uueod "grass, herb, weed," from Proto-Germanic *weud- (cf. Old Saxon wiod, East Frisian wiud), of unknown origin. Meaning "tobacco" is from c.1600; that of "marijuana" is from 1920s.
"to clear the ground of weeds," late Old English weodian, from the source of weed (n.). Related: Weeded; weeding.
A difficult college course that weeds out weaker students
Behaving as if frozen; not responding to the keyboard (1980s+ Computers)
1. Refers to development projects or algorithms that have no possible relevance or practical application. Comes from "off in the weeds". Used in phrases like "lexical analysis for microcode is serious weeds."
2. At CDC/ETA before its demise, the phrase "go off in the weeds" was equivalent to IBM's branch to Fishkill and mainstream hackerdom's jump off into never-never land.