weed-raddled ground

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‘Shut up, you cunt,’ Henry said. ‘You –’ Four rocks flew at once, hitting Henry in four different places. He screamed and scrambled backward over the weed-raddled ground, the tatters of his shirt flapping around him. He looked from the grim, old-young faces of the little kids to the frantic ones of Belch and Moose.
Source: It by Stephen King

What does raddled mean in this context? Would weed-raddled ground mean ground with flattened grass?

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  • Glasguensis

    Signal Modulation
    English - Scotland
    It means that the ground was infested with weeds - there were lots of weeds, but they didn't cover the ground like grass.
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