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eddish Explained

Eddish at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Eddish \Ed"dish\, n. [AS. edisc; cf. AS. pref. ed- again, anew.
Cf. {Eddy}, and {Arrish}.]
Aftermath; also, stubble and stubble field. See {Arrish}.

eddish at English (WD) Of Explained:



Origin uncertain; but probably from Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » eddish|pos=found only in compounds: e.g. {{term|eddishhen|eddish-hen|eddish-hen, quail|lang=enm|lang=enm}}, ultimately from Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » edisc||an eddish or aftermath; pasture; enclosed pasture, park|lang=ang, equivalent to Inter: confix » ed|ish.


*Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈɛdɪʃ/


Inter: en-noun » eddishes
  • An aftergrowth of grass (or other plants) which grows after it has been been mowed; also, a field of such growth.
    1. 1913, DH Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, Penguin 2006, p. 11:
    2. :The hay was gathered from the fields, and the cattle turned onto the eddish.


      * dished

    Translation: vi » eddish