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Forage

- Verb i.

To wander or rove in search of food; to collect food, esp. forage, for horses and cattle by feeding on or stripping the country; to ravage; to feed on spoil.

- Noun

Food of any kind for animals, especially for horses and cattle, as grass, pasture, hay, corn, oats.

- Verb

To strip of provisions; to supply with forage; as, to forage steeds.


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