roughings
Rowen Row"en, n. [Cf. E. rough, OE. row, rowe.] [Called also {rowet}, {rowett}, {rowings}, {roughings}.] 1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle. [1913 Webster]

Turn your cows, that give milk, into your rowens till snow comes. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. The second growth of grass in a season; aftermath. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Roughings — Rough ings, n. pl. Rowen. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roughings —  aftermaths. S …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • roughings — …   Useful english dictionary

  • eddish —  roughings. N. Ground whereon wheat or other corn has grown the preceding year ; called in Norfolk and Essex an etch. Also, in the North, after grass …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Rowen — Row en, n. [Cf. E. rough, OE. row, rowe.] [Called also {rowet}, {rowett}, {rowings}, {roughings}.] 1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle. [1913 Webster] Turn your cows, that give milk, into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rowet — Rowen Row en, n. [Cf. E. rough, OE. row, rowe.] [Called also {rowet}, {rowett}, {rowings}, {roughings}.] 1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle. [1913 Webster] Turn your cows, that give milk,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rowett — Rowen Row en, n. [Cf. E. rough, OE. row, rowe.] [Called also {rowet}, {rowett}, {rowings}, {roughings}.] 1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle. [1913 Webster] Turn your cows, that give milk,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rowings — Rowen Row en, n. [Cf. E. rough, OE. row, rowe.] [Called also {rowet}, {rowett}, {rowings}, {roughings}.] 1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle. [1913 Webster] Turn your cows, that give milk,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • average —  the breaking of corn fields, edish, roughings. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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