Mock bishop's weed
Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster]

That superior greatness and mock majesty. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

{Mock bishop's weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs ({Discopleura}) growing in wet places.

{Mock heroic}, burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic poem.

{Mock lead}. See {Blende} ( a ).

{Mock nightingale} (Zo["o]l.), the European blackcap.

{Mock orange} (Bot.), a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs ({Philadelphus}), with showy white flowers in panicled cymes. {Philadelphus coronarius}, from Asia, has fragrant flowers; the American kinds are nearly scentless.

{Mock sun}. See {Parhelion}.

{Mock turtle soup}, a soup made of calf's head, veal, or other meat, and condiments, in imitation of green turtle soup.

{Mock velvet}, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See {Mockado}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mock bishop's-weed — noun or mock bishop weed : a plant of the genus Ptilimnium; especially : a slender American marsh herb (P. capillaceum) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mock bishop-weed — noun see mock bishop s weed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mock — Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs ({Discopleura})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock heroic — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock lead — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock nightingale — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock orange — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock sun — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock turtle soup — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock velvet — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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