quick grass


noun

the couch grass, Agropyron repens.

Nearby words

  1. quick assets,
  2. quick bread,
  3. quick draw,
  4. quick fire,
  5. quick fix,
  6. quick kick,
  7. quick march,
  8. quick off the mark,
  9. quick on the draw,
  10. quick on the uptake

Origin of quick grass

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for quick grass

quick grass

noun

another name for couch grass

Word Origin for quick grass

C17: Scot and northern English variant of couch grass, from the earlier quick living; compare quitch grass

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