- a herbicide.
Origin of weed-killer
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for weed-killer
Everybody in the town knew he bought the weed-killer; everybody knew that he was in debt to this man.The Angel of Terror
There is no doubt that a few months ago Creake deliberately planned to poison her with some weed-killer.Max Carrados
When there was a bit of a family squabble he would threaten to mix a gallon of weed-killer and drink every drop.The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley