Ceratochloa unioloides
Rescue Res"cue (r[e^]s"k[-u]), n. [From {Rescue}, v.; cf. {Rescous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of rescuing; deliverance from restraint, violence, or danger; liberation. [1913 Webster]

Spur to the rescue of the noble Talbot. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) (a) The forcible retaking, or taking away, against law, of things lawfully distrained. (b) The forcible liberation of a person from an arrest or imprisonment. (c) The retaking by a party captured of a prize made by the enemy. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]

The rescue of a prisoner from the court is punished with perpetual imprisonment and forfeiture of goods. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{Rescue grass}. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) A tall grass ({Ceratochloa unioloides}) somewhat resembling chess, cultivated for hay and forage in the Southern States. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ceratochloa unioloides (Willd.) Raspail, nom. illeg., non Bromus unioloides Kunth — Symbol BRCA6 Synonym Symbol CEUN3 Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ceratochloa unioloides (Willd.) Raspail, nom. illeg., non Bromus unioloides Kunth — Symbol BRCA6 Synonym Symbol CEUN3 Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Bromus unioloides — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Cebadilla criolla Clasificación científica Reino: Plantae División …   Wikipedia Español

  • BROMUS UNIOLOIDES Н. В. К. - КОСТЕР УНИОЛОВИДНЫЙ, ШРАДЕРА — см. 88. < > Многолетнее растение. [Однолетнее растение. В. unioloides Н. В. К. К. униоловидный, Шрадера Humb. et Kunth, Nov. Gen. and Sp. I (1815) 151. Жеребшга (19ЯЗ) 318. Winders (1935) 578. Arbelaez (1947) 117. S у n. B. catharticus Vahl.;… …   Справочник растений

  • Rescue — Res cue (r[e^]s k[ u]), n. [From {Rescue}, v.; cf. {Rescous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of rescuing; deliverance from restraint, violence, or danger; liberation. [1913 Webster] Spur to the rescue of the noble Talbot. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rescue grass — Rescue Res cue (r[e^]s k[ u]), n. [From {Rescue}, v.; cf. {Rescous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of rescuing; deliverance from restraint, violence, or danger; liberation. [1913 Webster] Spur to the rescue of the noble Talbot. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bromus — L. (T resp e), Gattung der Gramineen, ein oder mehrjährige Gräser mit abwechselnd zweizeiligen, gleichseitig ausgebreiteten Rispen, meist großen, vielblütigen Ährchen und am Rücken abgerundeten oder gekielten, an der Spitze zweizähnigen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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