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noun
the couch grass, Agropyron repens.
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Origin of quick grass

First recorded in 1875–80
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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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