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weeder

[wee-der] /ˈwi dər/
noun
1.
a person who removes weeds, as from a garden or lawn.
2.
a device, as a tool or machine, for removing weeds.
Origin of weeder
late Middle English
1400-1450
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at weed1, -er1
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weeder

noun

A difficult college course that weeds out weaker students

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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