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Tim"o*thy (?), n., or Tim"o*thy grass` (?). [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] Bot.

A kind of grass (Phleum pratense) with long cylindrical spikes; -- called also herd's grass, in England, cat's-tail grass, and meadow cat's-tail grass. It is much prized for fodder.


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