foggage

noun

fog·​gage ˈfȯ-gij How to pronounce foggage (audio)
ˈfä-
Scotland
: a second growth of grass

Word History

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 -age

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foggage was in 1775

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Cite this Entry

“Foggage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foggage. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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