Eddish
Eddish Ed"dish, n. [AS. edisc; cf. AS. pref. ed- again, anew. Cf. {Eddy}, and {Arrish}.] Aftermath; also, stubble and stubble field. See {Arrish}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • eddish — noun /ˈɛdɪʃ/ An aftergrowth of grass (or other plants) which grows after it has been been mowed; also, a field of such growth. The hay was gathered from the fields, and the cattle turned onto the eddish …   Wiktionary

  • eddish — ˈedish noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English eddysche, probably from Old English edise enclosed pasture; perhaps akin to Old English ed again more at eddy 1. now dialect Britain : second growth hay : aftermath …   Useful english dictionary

  • eddish — Mawdesley Glossary the grass which grows after the first mowing of hay grass …   English dialects glossary

  • eddish — n. [Written also Eadish.] Eagrass, earsh, etch. See aftermath …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • eddish — ed·dish …   English syllables

  • 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

  • arish — Arrish Ar rish, n. [See {Eddish}.] The stubble of wheat or grass; a stubble field; eddish. [Eng.] [Written also {arish}, {ersh}, etc.] [1913 Webster] The moment we entered the stubble or arrish. Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arrish — Ar rish, n. [See {Eddish}.] The stubble of wheat or grass; a stubble field; eddish. [Eng.] [Written also {arish}, {ersh}, etc.] [1913 Webster] The moment we entered the stubble or arrish. Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ersh — Arrish Ar rish, n. [See {Eddish}.] The stubble of wheat or grass; a stubble field; eddish. [Eng.] [Written also {arish}, {ersh}, etc.] [1913 Webster] The moment we entered the stubble or arrish. Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ersh —  1) stubble. Sussex. Applied also to the after mowings of grass.  2) the same as Eddish. See eddish …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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