Stover
Stover Sto"ver (st[=o]"v[~e]r), n. [OE. estoveir, estovoir, necessity, provisions, properly an inf., ``to be necessary.'' Cf. {Estovers}.] Fodder for cattle, especially straw or coarse hay. [1913 Webster]

Where live nibbling sheep, And flat meads thatched with stover them to keep. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Thresh barley as yet but as need shall require, Fresh threshed for stover thy cattle desire. --Tusser. [1913 Webster]


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