hemlock (n.) Old form(s): Hemlocke
variety of poisonous plant
H5 V.ii.45[Burgundy to King Henry and French King, of peace] her fallow leas / The darnel, hemlock, and rank fumitory / Doth root upon
KL IV.iv.4[Cordelia to Doctor, of Lear] Crowned with ... hardokes, hemlock
Mac IV.i.25[Third Witch to all] Root of hemlock digged i'the dark
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