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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemlock  \Hem"lock\,  n.  [OE.  hemeluc  humloc  AS  hemlic, 
  hymlic.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  The  name  of  several  poisonous  umbelliferous  herbs 
  having  finely  cut  leaves  and  small  white  flowers,  as  the 
  {Cicuta  maculata},  {bulbifera},  and  {virosa},  and  the 
  {Conium  maculatum}.  See  {Conium}. 
 
  Note:  The  potion  of  hemlock  administered  to  Socrates  is  by 
  some  thought  to  have  been  a  decoction  of  {Cicuta 
  virosa},  or  water  hemlock,  by  others  of  {Conium 
  maculatum}. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  An  evergreen  tree  common  in  North  America  ({Abies, 
  or  Tsuga,  Canadensis});  hemlock  spruce. 
 
  The  murmuring  pines  and  the  hemlocks.  --Longfellow. 
 
  3.  The  wood  or  timber  of  the  hemlock  tree. 
 
  {Ground  hemlock},  or  {Dwarf  hemlock}.  See  under  {Ground}. 




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