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jack-by-the-hedge

noun
  1. another name for garlic mustard
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for jack-by-the-hedge

Historical Examples

  • The jack-by-the-hedge is usually confined to the vicinity of the fences, and may be removed by the hand or spud.

    Science and Practice in Farm Cultivation

    James Buckman

  • We sometimes call you after the name of another plant, "Jack-by-the-hedge."


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