Forage vs Sacaline - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between forage and sacaline
is that forage
is fodder for animals, especially cattle and horses while sacaline
is a coarse herb (fallopia sachalinensis)
which is cultivated in the for forage and for decorative purposes.
As a verb forage
is to search for and gather food for animals, particularly cattle and horses.
Fodder for animals, especially cattle and horses.
* 1819 , :
- “The hermit was apparently somewhat moved to compassion by the anxiety as well as address which the stranger displayed in tending his horse; for, muttering something about provender left for the keeper's palfrey, he dragged out of a recess a bundle of forage , which he spread before the knight's charger.
An act or instance of foraging.
- He [the lion] from forage will incline to play.
* 1860 September, “A Chapter on Rats”, in , volume 56, number 3,
- Mawhood completed his forage unmolested.
(obsolete) The demand for fodder etc by an army from the local population
- ‘My dears,’ he discourses to them — how he licks his gums, long toothless, as he speaks of his forages into the well-stored cellars:
To search for and gather food for animals, particularly cattle and horses.
* 1841 , , The Deerslayer , Chapter 8:
To rampage through, gathering and destroying as one goes.
* 1599 , , Henry V , Act 1, Scene 2:
- The message said that the party intended to hunt and forage through this region, for a month or two, afore it went back into the Canadas.
* 1898 , , The Wrecker :
- And your great-uncle's, Edward the Black Prince, / Who on the French ground play'd a tragedy, / Making defeat on the full power of France, / Whiles his most mighty father on a hill / Stood smiling to behold his lion's whelp / Forage in blood of French nobility.
- Using the blankets for a basket, we sent up the books, instruments, and clothes to swell our growing midden on the deck; and then Nares, going on hands and knees, began to forage underneath the bed.
A coarse herb (Fallopia sachalinensis) which is cultivated in the for forage and for decorative purposes.