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yard grass

noun
  1. an Old World perennial grass, Eleusine indica, with prostrate leaves, growing as a troublesome weed on open ground, yards, etcAlso called: wire grass
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  • Yard-grass comes on land that has been much trodden; it is something like cock's-foot-grass, except the seed.

    Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume X

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