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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORAGING

A squadron was engaged in covering the operations of a foraging party.

The man was dressed like a traveller, in a foraging cap with fur about it, and a heap of cloak.

All the girls in the town are in love with me, or my foraging cap.

We are spending our time mostly in foraging, scouting, and patrolling.

And the gaze he turned upon his foraging horses was quite preoccupied.

Chickens have been known to stray into camp, the result of a night's foraging.

Loring sent ahead a foraging party, with orders to purchase all supplies.

Then there were breaths of hot air, as if a dragon was foraging about.

They had no reserve of food, and foraging was next to impossible.

So I slip on a few clothes, and go down to the kitchen on a foraging expedition.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c. (late 13c. as Anglo-Latin foragium), from Old French forrage "fodder, foraging, pillaging, looting" (12c., Modern French fourrage), from fuerre "hay, straw, forage, fodder" (Modern French feurre) "fodder, straw," from Frankish *fodr "food" or a similar Germanic source (cf. Old High German fuotar, Old English fodor); see fodder). Military forage cap attested by 1827.

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