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An ancient Sumerian unit of area approximately equivalent to 64.8 square kilometers.
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Culpeper thought highly of Burdock, suggesting 'the leaves applied to places troubled with the shrinking in the sinews and arteries give much ease… and the juice from the root, mixed with old wine, doth wonderfully help with the biting of any serpents and easeth the pain from the mad dog biting'.
Murnan muffed Sutton's fly, and then Burdock struck the ball, lifting it over Carey's head sufficiently far to warrant the base runners, and even the anxious crowd, in prophesying that it was a base hit, Manning and Sutton speeded to the home plate, while fear and trembling possessed the hearts of the breathless spectators.
Burdock roots, milk thistle seeds and forssk flowers were ground using porcelain grinder to pass through sieve mesh pores of 1mm diameter.
For example, you can whip up a Wild Amaranth Smoothie or prepare Wild Daisy Salad, Sow Thistle Pesto, Sheep Sorrel Soup, Marinated Fiddleheads, or Roasted Veggies with Burdock.
Go along to the Burdock Road Allotments between noon and 2pm tomorrow.
1 Cut the burdock and carrot into 4cm long strips, with a thickness of 3mm.
Each of the firm's traditionally brewed drinks - including Ginger Beer, Victorian Lemonade, Dandelion & Burdock and Curiosity Cola - was flagged as a "best-selling drink" by readers of the speciality food and drink trade monthly.
As well as real ales, the product range include mead, chilli beer - made using home-grown chilli peppers - and alcoholic dandelion and burdock.
Its range includes sage and lemon myrtle; lavender and echinacea; lemon balm and liquorice; dandelion, burdock and hawthorn leaves; rooibos and honey; and nettle and mate.
Purity's range includes lemonade, dandelion and burdock and cream soda.
Yesterday, in the alley, a man was found hair stringy, matted, hardening in the sun, like mud where dandelion and burdock rise, fill empty yards & bind the wheels of soundless cars Spilling from a pile of plastic bags, his body's a waste my neighbor says of a perfectly good white boy But today, in the shade, young men buff and gloss all around, cicada song in waves, the way a breeze might come high-pitched wail that almost drowns the radio: Just bees and thangs and flowers
Back then a friend and I dug up burdock root - it's huge - experimented with cuckoo pint, made salads from sorrel, yarrow, ransoms and other plants.