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Definition of the noun alehoof

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  1. trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta

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Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

ALEHOOF. was paler, and wanted that agreeable bitter flavour which characterised porter. The porter brewers endeavoured to remedy these defects by several artificial additions, such as burnt sugar, quassia, Sec. and most of which the chief ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopedia (1844)

And Dictionary of Rural Affairs; Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry

ALEHOOF. pounds and three ounces of butter, and the Alderney cow, in the same length of time, gave only fourteen gallons of 'milk, but which made six pounds and eight ounces of butter. Very useful cattle may be bred by crossing these cows ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)

by John Marius Wilson

ALEHOOF—botanically GLECHOMA HEDERACEA. A well known creeping perennial plant,called also turnhoof, ground-ivy, and gill-go-bythe-ground,—and formerly designated by botanists Hedera terrestris. It creeps under hedges, upon the ...

Google previewA School Dictionary; Or, Entick's English Dictionary, (1821)

Abridged and Adapted to the Use of Schools; Containing Only the Roots of Words, and Those of Importance and Utility, and Omitting Derivative, Obsolete, Vulgar and Unusual Words by John Entick, Sir Richard Phillips, Thomas Browne (LL.D.)

a medical herb, alehoof Groundless ( ground-less), a. void of foundation or troth, false Groundlessness (ground'-less- ness), ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: in Wich the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers ... By Samuel Johnson. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [-2.] (1777)

- Alehoof, Aasta. GR ou ND; P : N E. n. / [chama pitys, Latin;] A which the Roman church makes to miracles as groundless, and. (12.) Though jealousy of state th' invention found, Yet love refind upon the former ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Alehoof. s; es ouies des poissöns , branchiae, die Fischohren; barbe d'un coe, der Bart, Unterkumm eines Hahns.

Google previewA Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1960)

by John R. Clark Hall

'hove,' alehoof (plant ), Lcd, WW. hofer m. hump, Gl: swelling. hoferede humpbacked, CP, Lcd, WW.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals by Samuel Johnson

Alehoof, or tnohoof. GRO'DND-OAK. s. [ground and oak.] A taplin oak. Mortimer, GRO'UND-PINE. t. A plant. Bill. GRO'OND-PLATE. /. [In architecture.] ...

Google previewA general Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English language (1812)

for the use of schools, foreigners, etc. on the plan of Sheridan by Stephen Jones, Thomas Sheridan

Alehoof, a'le-hof, s. Ground-ivy. Alehouse, a'le-house, s. A place where ate is sold. Alembick, A-lem'blk, s. A vessel used in distilling. Alert, A-lèrt! a. Watchful, brisk. Alertness, A-lert-nls, s. Pettness, liveline... Alexandrine, Al-lígz-án-drln, ».

Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary (1791)

Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety, in Wich Each Word is Accented According to Its Just and Natural Pronunciation ... with a List of Proper Names of Men and Women ..., Towich is Prefixed a Gammatical Introduction to the English Tongue by John Entick, William Crakelt

the name of a medical herb, alehoof Groundless, a, void of reason, void of truth, false Groundlessly, ...

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Small photo of Alehoof, also known as Creeping Charlie or Catsfoot (Glechoma hederacea)Small photo of Alehoof, also known as Creeping Charlie or Catsfoot (Glechoma hederacea)Small photo of Alehoof, also known as Creeping Charlie or Catsfoot (Glechoma hederacea)Small photo of Alehoof, also known as Creeping Charlie or Catsfoot (Glechoma hederacea)Small photo of Flowers of Alehoof or Glechoma hederaceaSmall photo of Flowers of Alehoof or Glechoma hederaceaSmall photo of Flowers of Alehoof or Glechoma hederacea More...

Scrabble value of A1L1E1H4O1O1F4

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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