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 for weed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Weed \Weed\ (w[=e]d), n. [OE. wede, AS. w[=ae]de, w[=ae]d; akin
     to OS. w[=a]di, giw[=a]di, OFries, w[=e]de, w[=e]d, OD. wade,
     OHG. w[=a]t, Icel. v[=a][eth], Zend vadh to clothe.]
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     1. A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer
        garment. "Lowly shepherd's weeds." --Spenser. "Woman's
        weeds." --Shak. "This beggar woman's weed." --Tennyson.
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              He on his bed sat, the soft weeds he wore
              Put off.                              --Chapman.
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     2. An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning
        garment or badge; as, he wore a weed on his hat;
        especially, in the plural, mourning garb, as of a woman;
        as, a widow's weeds.
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              In a mourning weed, with ashes upon her head, and
              tears abundantly flowing.             --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Weed \Weed\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weeded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Weeding.] [AS. we['o]dian. See 3d Weed.]
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     1. To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to
        weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.
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     2. To take away, as noxious plants; to remove, as something
        hurtful; to extirpate; -- commonly used with out; as, to
        weed out inefficiency from an enterprise. "Weed up thyme."
        --Shak.
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              Wise fathers . . . weeding from their children ill
              things.                               --Ascham.
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              Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more
              man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it
              out.                                  --Bacon.
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     3. To free from anything hurtful or offensive.
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              He weeded the kingdom of such as were devoted to
              Elaiana.                              --Howell.
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     4. (Stock Breeding) To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Weed \Weed\, n.
     A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which
     attacks women in childbed. [Scot.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Weed \Weed\, n. [OE. weed, weod, AS. we['o]d, wi['o]d, akin to
     OS. wiod, LG. woden the stalks and leaves of vegetables D.
     wieden to weed, OS. wiod[=o]n.]
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     1. Underbrush; low shrubs. [Obs. or Archaic]
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              One rushing forth out of the thickest weed.
                                                    --Spenser.
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              A wild and wanton pard . . .
              Crouched fawning in the weed.         --Tennyson.
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     2. Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of
        the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of
        the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
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              Too much manuring filled that field with weeds.
                                                    --Denham.
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     Note: The word has no definite application to any particular
           plant, or species of plants. Whatever plants grow among
           corn or grass, in hedges, or elsewhere, and are useless
           to man, injurious to crops, or unsightly or out of
           place, are denominated weeds.
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     3. Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything
        useless.
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     4. (Stock Breeding) An animal unfit to breed from.
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     5. Tobacco, or a cigar. [Slang]
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     Weed hook, a hook used for cutting away or extirpating
        weeds. --Tusser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  weed
      n 1: any plant that crowds out cultivated plants [ant:
           cultivated plant]
      2: a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of
         mourning [syn: weed, mourning band]
      3: street names for marijuana [syn: pot, grass, green
         goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke,
         skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane]
      v 1: clear of weeds; "weed the garden"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  212 Moby Thesaurus words for "weed":
     Canada thistle, DET, DMT, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, abate, abrade,
     abstract, acid, amphibian, angiosperm, annual, antidepressant,
     aquatic plant, ataractic, backset, bate, biennial, black sheep,
     blemish, bones, boo, brake, burdock, burr, cannabis, chaff,
     chicory, cosmopolite, crab grass, creeping buttercup, culm,
     cultivate, culture, curtail, cut, cutting, dandelion, deadwood,
     deciduous plant, decrease, deduct, delve, depreciate, derogate,
     detract, dicot, dicotyledon, diethyltryptamine, dig,
     dimethyltryptamine, diminish, dishwater, disparage, dock, draff,
     drain, dregs, dress, dust, eat away, ephemeral, erode, evergreen,
     exotic, extract, fallow, fertilize, file away, filings,
     flowering plant, force, foreign body, foreign intruder, fungus,
     gage, gametophyte, ganja, garbage, gash, grass, gymnosperm,
     hallucinogen, harrow, hash, hashish, hay, hemp, hoe, hogwash,
     horsetail, husks, hydrophyte, impair, impurity, intruder,
     jimsonweed, joint, kava, leach, leavings, lees, lessen, list,
     mallow, marijuana, mescal, mescal bean, mescal button, mescaline,
     milkweed, mind-altering drug, mind-blowing drug,
     mind-expanding drug, misfit, monkey wrench, monocot, monocotyl,
     morning glory seeds, mote, mulch, mustard, nettle, oddball, offal,
     offscourings, orts, parings, perennial, peyote, plant, plantain,
     plow, poison ivy, poke, pokeweed, polycot, polycotyl,
     polycotyledon, pot, potsherds, prune, psilocin, psilocybin,
     psychedelic, psychic energizer, psychoactive drug, psychochemical,
     psychotomimetic, purify, rags, rake, raspings, reduce, reefer,
     refine, refuse, remove, retrench, roach, rub away, scourings,
     scrap iron, scraps, scum, seed plant, seedling, shards, shavings,
     shorten, slack, slag, sliver, slop, slops, spade, speck,
     spermatophyte, splinter, sporophyte, stick, stone, stubble,
     subduct, subtract, sweepings, swill, take away, take from, tares,
     tea, thallophyte, thin, thin out, thistle, till, till the soil,
     tranquilizer, triennial, vascular plant, vegetable, wastage, waste,
     waste matter, wastepaper, wear away, weed out, weeds, withdraw,
     work
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Weed, CA -- U.S. city in California
     Population (2000):    2978
     Housing Units (2000): 1293
     Land area (2000):     4.854940 sq. miles (12.574237 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.854940 sq. miles (12.574237 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            83850
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             41.424298 N, 122.384417 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Weed, CA
      Weed
  

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