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scutch grass

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noun
  1. Bermuda grass.
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Origin of scutch grass

First recorded in 1675–85
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Historical Examples

  • It was a moor at the time of the battle in 1485, overgrown with thistles and scutch-grass.

    England, Picturesque and Descriptive

    Joel Cook

  • Nurse: If they have, there is not so much of it in you as would redden a rib of scutch-grass.

    Three Wonder Plays

    Lady I. A. Gregory


British Dictionary definitions for scutch grass

scutch grass

noun
  1. another name for Bermuda grass, couch grass Sometimes shortened to: scutch
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Word Origin

variant of couch grass
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