Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Food for horses and cattle from aftermath. See eddish.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Eatable growth of grass for horses and cattle, esp. that of aftermath.
- n. bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
- eat + -age (Wiktionary)
“Directly you were outside the Porta San Zeno the peach-trees began -- acre by acre of bent trunks, whose long branches, tied at the top, took shapes of blown candle-flames: beyond these was an open waste of bents and juniper scrub, which afforded certain eatage for goats.”
“In the woods, and below, in the valley bottom, where wind-sown thorns made a natural park, his goats found eatage.”
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