Paddock stone
Paddock Pad"dock, n. [OE. padde toad, frog + -ock; akin to D. pad, padde, toad, Icel. & Sw. padda, Dan. padde.] (Zo["o]l.) A toad or frog. --Wyclif. ``Loathed paddocks.'' --Spenser [1913 Webster]

{Paddock pipe} (Bot.), a hollow-stemmed plant of the genus {Equisetum}, especially {Equisetum limosum} and the fruiting stems of {Equisetum arvense}; -- called also {padow pipe} and {toad pipe}. See {Equisetum}.

{Paddock stone}. See {Toadstone}.

{Paddock stool} (Bot.),a toadstool. [1913 Webster]


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