eatage

noun
eat·​age | \ ˈētij \
plural -s

Definition of eatage

1 : eatable growth of grass for horses and cattle especially after a second mowing
2 : right of using grassland for pasturage

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History and Etymology for eatage

probably by folk etymology (influence of eat entry 1 and -age) from eddish

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“Eatage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eatage. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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