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Wicked Weed (The)

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Hops.

“After the introduction into England of the wicked weed called hops.”—Return to Edward VI.’s Parliament, 1524.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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