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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several herbaceous plants having seeds that cling to clothing.

Usage examples (3)
  • Cassie whirled about, dropped the stickweed, and came running, laughing.
  • She saw her at last, far up the field, the hickory doll on one arm while with the other she fought something with a dried stickweed longer than she was tall.
  • Gertie heard her cries of “Sooey, Sooey,” saw the stickweed break the air, but for all her fierce fighting Cassie was losing ground before the enemy, running backward at... for more
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