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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hemlock \Hem"lock\, n. [OE. hemeluc, humloc, AS. hemlic, hymlic.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, Cicuta bulbifera, and Cicuta virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium. [1913 Webster] Note: The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by some thought to have been a decoction of Cicuta virosa, or water hemlock, by others, of Conium maculatum. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America (Abies Canadensis or Tsuga Canadensis); hemlock spruce. [1913 Webster] The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree. [1913 Webster] Ground hemlock, or Dwarf hemlock. See under Ground. [1913 Webster]