What does the word hemp mean?

Usage examples for hemp

  1. The road was hidden by miles of rank wild hemp; but directly the machine came round a curve. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  2. How much hemp did you break? – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen
  3. The Germans, not the English, are the chief purchasers of India cotton, and from the German colonies, diamonds go chiefly to Antwerp, West African copper to the United States and Belgium, and East African skins and hemp to North America. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl