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Definition of the noun eatage
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noun - plural: -
- bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
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A new Law Dictionary ... to which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity, etc (1846)
by Henry James HOLTHOUSE
EATAGE or EDDISH. The grass or pasture eaten by cattle who have been put upon land to be fed or depastured, or more correctly speaking the use of growing grass or herbage for the purpose of being eaten by cattle.—Per Abinger, C. B. in ...
by George William Lemon
gramen quod denuo crefcit ; waAi/Apyif, a second crop ; forte eatage ; rough- ings ; Skinn. and Ray." — but if edijh be no ...
Eatage, e' tij, s. Food for horses and cattle from the aftermath. SUPPI..  Eaten, e'tn, pp. Chewed and swallowed ; consumed. Eating, eet'ing, s. The act of chewing and ...
by William Holloway
eatage, Eng.[ Winter eating. Craven. York. AVEL, s. [Awel. Ang. Sax.] The beard of barley. Norf. Suff. AWISED, part. [Aviser. Fr.] Advised. Norf. Suff. AWAUR, prep, Before. Somersetshire. AVAWREN, prep. Before ...
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1872)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
Carr explains it " winter eatage," and others the stubble, in which senses it seems to be the same with averish, q. v. AVER-CAKE.
Johnson's English Dictionary (1835)
by Samuel Johnson
EATAGE*, *-ūdje. n.s. Food for horses and cano To DISPA'RKLE*, dis-pār-kl. v. a. To scatter | from the aslermath. See AFTER-EATAGE. abroad; to #. Dr. Clerke. Not now in use. EAVER*, or ...
English Dictionary (1835)
by Samuel Johnson
EATAGE*, *-tidje. n.s. Food for horses and cattle from the aftermath. See AFTER-EATAGE. EAVER'', or EEVER", e-yôr.
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)
A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter
after-eatage, s. . [ Eng. after; eatage.] Part of the increase of the same year; aftermath. “The aftermowth or after-eatage are undoubtedly }: of the increase of that same year.” —Burn.
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Scrabble value of E1A1T1A1G2E1
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