Agrostis Spica-ventis
Windlestrae Win"dle*strae`, Windlestraw Win"dle*straw`, n. (Bot.) A grass used for making ropes or for plaiting, esp. {Agrostis Spica-ventis}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Shelley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Windlestrae — Win dle*strae , Windlestraw Win dle*straw , n. (Bot.) A grass used for making ropes or for plaiting, esp. {Agrostis Spica ventis}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Shelley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Windlestraw — Windlestrae Win dle*strae , Windlestraw Win dle*straw , n. (Bot.) A grass used for making ropes or for plaiting, esp. {Agrostis Spica ventis}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Shelley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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