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A Eurasian plant related to the yarrow, whose dried leaves induce sneezing.
- ‘Sneezewort, milkwort and lousewort were not noticed in 1999 but sneezewort had returned in 2000, perhaps due to cattle grazing and winter management, i.e bramble clearance.’
- ‘The other was a decoction of green sneezewort, which was also declared to be excellent in some way or other.’
- ‘The drawing of the sneezewort plant has been presented to you in one dimension.’
- ‘Plants to look out for include sneezewort, meadow thistle, petty whin, pale dogviolet, early purple and heath spotted orchids.’
- ‘The double sneezeworts (A. Ptarmica plenissima and A. serrata plena) are very fine and floriferous subjects for a border; they grow one or two feet high, with single stems, narrow lanceolate leaves, and heads in terminal corymbs.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.