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[mass noun] Any of a number of plants with a strong or fetid smell, e.g. jimson weed.
- ‘Stringy stinkweed is another name for this plant, but I don't favour that.’
- ‘They get themselves into a patch of stinkweed, and the residents of Birdwell Island are more than happy to clean them up.’
- ‘He says that this species is called stinkweed or kaki weed and that it is often grown as a culinary herb in parts of S. America and southern states of the USA.’
- ‘I bet you didn't know that stinkweed and wild green apples had healing quality to them!’
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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.