Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Mon Aug 8 03:59:20 UTC 2005

On Jul 24, 2005, at 6:54 PM, Michael McKernan wrote:

> Seen today on the ASFS Listserv:
>> the root tends to grow laterally enabling succor trees to spring
>> forth,
>> hence its "weedy" aspect.


so far i've found only two more examples.  possibly just a
misspelling -- but it could be based on the meaning of "succor", the
suggestion being that the parent tree succors (supports, provides
for) the little ones.

for the moment, it's in my ?? file.


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