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weed +‎ -ery


weedery (countable and uncountable, plural weederies)

  1. Weeds, collectively.
  2. A place full of weeds or used for growing weeds.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dr. H. More to this entry?)
  3. (informal) A legal marijuana dispensary.
    • 2014, Chad Garland, "Dispensary rules leave Oregon pot test labs unregulated", The Herald (Everett, Washington), 19 April 2014:
      Bee Young, owner of the state-licensed dispensary Wickit Weedery in Springfield, said she’s seen testing prices jump from $75 before the dispensary rules went into effect in March to $250 since.
    • 2015, Christian Hageseth (with Joseph D'Agnese), Big Weed: An Entrepreneur's High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business, Palgrave Macmillan (2015), →ISBN, pages 2-3:
      My name is Christian Hageseth and I sell marijuana for a living. Honest-to-goodness, legal marijuana. The building my architect just designed for me? It's destined to be the world's first weedery.
    • 2015, Stuart Miller, "Marijuana Legalization in Colorado Leads to First ‘Weedery’", The New York Times, 11 August 2015:
      Wineries and breweries should brace themselves for some unusual competition. Colorado, which legalized marijuana for recreational use in 2012, will get its first “weedery” in early 2016.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for weedery in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)