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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Forrage, n. [F. forage.] Wad (of a gun). — 1628 Reg. Privy C. 2 Ser. II. 516.
The forrage of the hacquebutt lighted upon the thacke of the kill
1668 Justiciary Ct. Rec. I. 275.
They being so near him when they shot at him that the forrage entered with the ball

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