Does seed also mean sperm?
The definition 'semen' has been given the Finnish translation 'sperm'. Is seed really used in that meaning? I thought that seed, collectively used, would only refer to grain and the like. --Mikalaari 09:14, 25 August 2005 (UTC)
countable and uncountable
Seed is also used to mean uncountable amounts of seed, with respect to fertilized grain - if you are a farmer, you might buy seed from a seed vendor - if you are a gardner, you might get seeds from the seed aisle of a gardening store, - if you have a good tomato crop, someone might ask you where do you get your seed from (they may also ask where you get your seeds from) - you can have a truckload of seed, or a handful of seeds - phrases like 'buy seed from' and 'get seed for' have usually a significant number, about 1/2, the google hits of 'buy seeds from' and 'get seeds for'. - I'll make the change, but if there is disagreement, go ahead and explain it here please. Jethero 01:11, 27 April 2007 (UTC)
- We need an example or more information about how it was used. One meaning of preseed is a vaginal lubricant that a woman can use to enhance coitus. —Stephen 23:10, 3 March 2008 (UTC)
"To be able to compete (especially in a quarter-final/semi-final/final)". Really? Never come across it. Mglovesfun (talk) 19:07, 8 November 2010 (UTC)
:Must be related to sede. DCDuring TALK 16:47, 20 July 2011 (UTC)
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Striking. Not really an RFV issue (especially since several months have passed, without anyone presenting cites that Wiktionary:English adjectives would accept). Feel free to list at RFC or RFD, to BE BOLD, or to start working on an objective policy that would make this RFV-able. —RuakhTALK 13:20, 25 April 2011 (UTC)
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Not really an adjective. Usage seems like attributive use of noun. Doesn't meet other tests for adjectivity AFAICT. Perhaps some of the usexes could be moved to appropriate noun senses. I don't see any distinct meaning. DCDuring TALK 16:54, 20 July 2011 (UTC)
- The example sentences read like noun uses, but move to RFV all the same. --Mglovesfun (talk) 20:41, 20 July 2011 (UTC)
- What? You don't think WT:BOLD applies? DCDuring TALK 21:28, 20 July 2011 (UTC)
- Delete - the adjectival examples are all atrributive uses of various meanings of the noun, which are already in place under the noun heading. --EncycloPetey 00:30, 21 July 2011 (UTC)