casson

noun

cas·​son
ˈkasᵊn,
-zᵊn
plural -s
dialectal, England
: dried dung of cattle used for fuel
usually used in plural

Word History

Etymology

earlier casen, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kös heap, Danish kokase cow dung; akin to Old Norse kasta to throw

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“Casson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/casson. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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