Rapidly spreading grass (Agropyron repens) with flat, somewhat hairy leaves and erect flower spikes, native to Europe and introduced into other northern temperate areas for forage or erosion control. In cultivated land, it is considered a weed because of its persistence. Its long, yellowish-white rhizomes must be completely dug up to eradicate the plant because broken rhizomes generate new plants. Couch grass has been used in various home remedies in Europe, and the rhizomes have been eaten during periods of famine.
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quick - slang for cigerette.
Quick Response: quick gains for today's users: at QuickResponse 90, firms told how bar codes and EDI trim stocks, boost sales. (quick response inventory system; electronic data interchange)
May 01, 1990; G "In this time of the information age and customer responsiveness, there's no room for managers who manage systems with...