Seed Seed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seeding}.] 1. To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations. [1913 Webster]

A sable mantle seeded with waking eyes. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

{To seed down}, to sow with grass seed. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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