Meaning of 'weed' (Webster Dictionary)
- A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer garment.
- An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning
garment or badge; as, he wore a weed on his hat; especially, in the
plural, mourning garb, as of a woman; as, a widow's weeds.
- A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which
attacks women in childbed.
- Underbrush; low shrubs.
- Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the
crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an
unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
- Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything
- An animal unfit to breed from.
- Tobacco, or a cigar. - To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to
weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.
- To take away, as noxious plants; to remove, as something
hurtful; to extirpate.
- To free from anything hurtful or offensive.
- To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.