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- n. Edible growth of grass for horses and cattle, especially that of aftermath.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Eatable growth of grass for horses and cattle, esp. that of aftermath.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Food for horses and cattle from aftermath. See eddish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
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.