Foggage
Foggage Fog"gage (?; 48), n. (Agric.) See 1st {Fog}. [1913 Webster]

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  • foggage — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Cf. Scot. fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank grass, LL. fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.] (Agric.) (a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass. (b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the winter; called also {foggage}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foggage — noun Etymology: Scots, from Middle English (Scots) fogage, from Medieval Latin fogagium, from Middle English fogge second growth of grass (probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian fogg long grass on damp ground) + Medieval Latin agium… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foggage — /fog ij, faw gij/, n. Chiefly Scot. fog2. [1490 1500; < AL fogagium. See FOG2, AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • foggage — n. (Scottish term) aftergrass, grass that grows after the initial crop has been mown (Agriculture) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foggage — fog·gage …   English syllables

  • foggage — ˈfȯgij, ˈfäg noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English (Scots dialect) fogage winter grass, winter grazing, from fog winter grass + age more at fog chiefly Scotland : fog I 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fog — (f[o^]g), n. [Cf. Scot. fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank grass, LL. fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.] (Agric.) (a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass. (b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the winter; called also {foggage}. [Prov.Eng.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old tore — Fog Fog (f[o^]g), n. [Cf. Scot. fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank grass, LL. fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.] (Agric.) (a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass. (b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the winter; called also {foggage}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Patrick McGinley — (1937 present) is an Irish novelist, born in Glencolumbkille, Ireland.After teaching in Ireland, McGinley moved to England where he pursued a career as a publisher and author. Among his strongest literary influences is his Irish predecessor,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fog fever — is a misnomer, since neither is it caused by fog, nor do sufferers have a high temperature. The scientific name is Acute Bovine Pulmonary Edema and Emphysema (ABPEE). The condition occurs in hungry, adult cattle, having been fed on dried feed… …   Wikipedia

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