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Related to hemlock: hemlock tree, Conium maculatum
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Synonyms for hemlock

poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium

large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers

soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock

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For the sake of exercise, she resolved to carry her letter to the village post office and return along the Riverside Road, whereby she had seen hemlock growing.
She crossed the ditch, took a pair of gardening gloves from her plaited straw hand-basket, and busied herself with the hemlock leaves, pulling the tender ones, separating them from the stalk, and filling the basket with the web.
Hemlock is interesting on account of Socrates, and you were interesting as a young lady gathering poison.
One of my views at present is that Miss Lindsay is more amiable under the influence of hemlock than under that of the social system which has made her so unhappy.
I will go no further with you; Max will give the alarm if you faint in the avenue, which I don't think you are likely to do, as you have forgotten all about the hemlock.
I hope you do not want the hemlock to help you to get rid of the burden of life.
The stems of pines, hemlocks, and oaks almost gleam like iron on the excited eye.
First, was a strategy to separate and differentiate Canadian (BC coast) hemlock from US hemlock lumber, which was usually sold as untreated 'green' logs into the Japanese market.
com)-- RVBusiness magazine recently named Hemlock Hill RV, located at 2123 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Southington, CT, as one of its 2017 Top 50 RV Dealers in North America.
5 million in funding to support upgrades to the Hemlock Knoll Landfill.
I read with interest Nicolas Brulliard's article in the Spring issue of the magazine about the hemlock woolly adelgid attacking eastern hemlock trees in Shenandoah National Park ["Saving Goliath"].
The hemlock woolly adelgid is responsible for the death of large numbers of hemlock trees from the Carolinas to New England, and it's causing lots of problems.
CORVALLIS - Oregon State University researchers have found a species of fly that might come to the rescue of millions of ailing hemlock trees in 17 Eastern U.
The chase through Hemlock during the night of an anti-werewolf rally is edge-of-your-seat riveting.
Sworn had shot Shelley thinking that she had killed Christina and was the person responsible for the massacres in Hemlock Grove incuding that of his two daughters.