Show Search Results Show Browse

A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Fogage, Foggage, n. Also: foigaidge, fogiedg, fogitch, foggish. [med. L. fogagium, foggagium (c 1200), f. Fog n.] Winter grazing or grass.(a) 14.. Acts I. 326/2.
Gif the king will set gers be the tym of fogage, the quhilk is fra the fest of all hallowys quhil the fest of sanct Patrik in lentryne
1493 Acta Conc. 270/1.
To distrenȝe the said Adam … for the proffit of the fogage of lx of nolt
1509 Reg. Privy S. I. 274/1.
The keping of the wod of Wodcokkare and the fogage thairof
1593 Acts IV. 17/1.
That the saidis gleibis be designit with fredome of fogage, fewall, faill [etc.]
1600 Misc. Spald. C. IV. 313.
Ane cowe for foigaidge
1604 Ellon Presb. 15.
With freedom of fogiedg, fewel, feal [etc.]
(b) 1471 Acta Aud. 13/1.
The actioune … anent … the foggage of Wodcokkare
1551 Antiq. Aberd. & B. IV. 525.
Foggage … de Kirktoun de Vne et West Westhall cum lie tolbeir de Auchlevin
1566 Inverness B. Rec. I. 130.
In sa far as Agnes Ros desyris of his chaplane landis fewe ferme, or as it is callit, foggage
1641 Acts V. 400/2.
To appoint mansis and gleibis … with pasturage. foggage, fewall [etc.]
1669 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. III. 107.
He … hinders them to pasture and cast foggage and faill in their owne mures and mosses
(c) 1650 Cupar Presb. 152.
That the Presbyterie designe grasse for his gleib, with the priviledges of fewell and foggish
1675 Forbes Baron C. 298.
For hendering … George Loch to pastur and cut fogitch wpon thair syd off the burne

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Fogage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Oct 2022 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: