1) A popular name for Field Mustard and other yellow-flowered field-weeds (OED). Any large umbelliferous plant, such as cow-parsnip (Wright).

1785 a verry hot day I was employed in Pulling up Briars thistles and Ketlocks in the little field , Ovenden. In the bursars’ accounts for Fountains Abbey, Thomas Ketloc kidder featured many times in the years 1446-58.

dates 1446-1458 1785

Related Content Loading...

Photo by Kreuzschnabel CC BY-SA 3.0