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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An evergreen tree; Large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers;

Usage examples (38)
  • Socrates refused to flee and died by drinking hemlock
  • I think the hemlock is taking affect on Bill already.
  • He has special ordered hemlock from a lumber yard 100 miles away.
  • The usual verdure of the hemlock is very dark and glossy, lying in double rows flat upon the branches. for more
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