soilage

noun (1)
soil·​age | \ ˈsȯi-lij How to pronounce soilage (audio) \

Definition of soilage

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the act of soiling : the condition of being soiled

soilage

noun (2)

Definition of soilage (Entry 2 of 2)

: green crops for feeding confined animals

First Known Use of soilage

Noun (1)

1926, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for soilage

Noun (1)

soil entry 1

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soil entry 4

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The first known use of soilage was in 1916

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“Soilage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soilage. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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