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hemlok

  • n  poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium
    Socrates refused to flee and died by drinking hemlock
  • n  large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous
  • n  soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock
  • n  an evergreen tree

  • Suddenly the fir, cedar and hemlock trees they knew so well disappeared.
  • It proved unsuccessful; he was convicted by his peers, and subsequently killed himself by swallowing hemlock.
  • Said Zellerbach: "Three decades ago, the western hemlock was considered little more than a forest weed.
News & Articles

  • Poison hemlock sparks concerns in Lancaster County
    Poison hemlock — yes, the plant that was used to execute Socrates — is exploding across Lancaster County, worrying livestock owners, parents and naturalists.The highly poisonous herb is another one of those non-native plants brought to the United States because it looked pretty, but it i...
    June 10, 2013 - Lancaster Online
  • Poison hemlock sparks concerns here
    Poison hemlock — yes, the plant that was used to execute Socrates — is exploding across Lancaster County, worrying livestock owners, parents and naturalists.The highly poisonous herb is another one of those non-native plants brought to the United States because it looked pretty, but it i...
    June 10, 2013 - Lancaster Online
  • Hemlock's Brown advances to state golf finals|
    PERRY — Hemlock’s Brandon Brown shot a 77 on Wednesday at the Division 3 golf regional at Glenbrier in Perry, to qualify individually for the state finals.
    June 6, 2013 - Midland Daily News
Quotes

  • Jennifer Granholm in MEDC (press release)
    Hemlock Semiconductor is a great example of the types of high-tech, high-growth companies we are working to bring to Michigan to invest and grow,Granholm said. "This company chose to expand in Michigan twice already, and we look forward to...
  • Ali al-Timimi in Washington Post
    I will not admit guilt nor seek the court's mercy,Timimi told a courtroom crowded with his supporters and prosecutors. "Socrates was mercifully given a cup of hemlock. I was handed a life sentence."

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