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[weed-kil-er] /ˈwidˌkɪl ər/
a herbicide.
Origin of weed-killer
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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
  • There is no doubt that a few months ago Creake deliberately planned to poison her with some weed-killer.

    Max Carrados Ernest Bramah
  • 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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