kedlock
Charlock Char"lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le['a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock}, {chardlock}, {chedlock}, and {kedlock}. [1913 Webster]

{Jointed charlock}, {White charlock}, a troublesome weed ({Raphanus Raphanistrum}) with straw-colored, whitish, or purplish flowers, and jointed pods: wild radish. [1913 Webster]


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  • Kedlock — Ked lock (k[e^]d l[o^]k), n. [Cf. dial. G. k[ o]ddik, k[ u]dik, kettich, keek, Dan. kidike, E. charlock, and AS. cedelc the herb mercury.] (Bot.) See {Charlock}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kedlock — ked·lock …   English syllables

  • kedlock — ˈkedˌläk, lək noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English ketelok, from Old English cedelc 1. : charlock 2. : white mustard …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brassica sinapistrum — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chardlock — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chardock — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charlock — Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock}, {chardlock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chedlock — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jointed charlock — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raphanus Raphanistrum — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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