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Definition of the noun eatage

What does eatage mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonyms of eatage: forage / grass / pasturage / pasture
    • more generic word: fodder = coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eatage

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Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEnglish etymology; or, A derivative dictionary of the English language (1783)

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 ...

Google previewSupplement to Craig's universal dictionary (1864)

Eatage, e' tij, s. Food for horses and cattle from the aftermath. SUPPI.. [6] Eaten, e'tn, pp. Chewed and swallowed ; consumed. Eating, eet'ing, s. The act of chewing and ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of Provincialisms (1840)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewJohnson'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 ...

Google previewEnglish 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.

Google previewThe 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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