Definition of Roughages

1. roughage [n] - See also: roughage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughages

rough house
rough in
rough line
rough microsome
rough out
rough pea
rough sledding
rough strain
rough trade
rough trees
rough trot
rough up
rough up the bullpen
rough water
roughage
roughages (current term)
roughback
roughbacks
roughcast
roughcaster
roughcasters
roughcasting
roughcasts
roughdrawn
roughdried
roughdries
roughdry
roughdrying
roughed
roughed up

Literary usage of Roughages

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nutrition of Farm Animals by Henry Prentiss Armsby (1917)
"Classification of feeding stuffs roughages, or coarse fodders. ... The roughages are characterized chemically by a relatively large percentage of crude ..."

2. How to Feed the Dairy Cow: Breeding and Feeding Dairy Cattle by Hugh G. Van Pelt (1919)
"Because thereof roughages that are grown in abundance in one section, and useful for feeding purposes there, are neither available nor advisable for feeding ..."

3. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1913)
"roughages for ewes. — Sheep that enter the winter in good heart can be ... To do this, however, a good supply of clean, well-cured roughages is necessary. ..."

4. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1918)
"roughages for ewes. — Sheep that enter the winter in good heart can be ... To do this, however, a good supply of clean, well-cured roughages is necessary. ..."

5. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"roughages are feeding-stuffs which contain a relatively small amount of digestible ... roughages contain a large amount of crude fiber which lowers their ..."

6. Live Stock and Dairy Farming: A Non-technical Manual for the Successful by Frank Duane Gardner (1918)
"roughages are feeding-stuffs which contain a relatively small amount of digestible ... roughages contain a large amount of crude fiber which lowers their ..."

7. A Rural Arithmetic: A Text Book for Grammar Grades and Secondary Schools by Irwin Arthur Madden, Edwin Arthur Turner (1916)
"roughages for Steers An experiment was carried on by Snyder at the Nebraska Sub-Station at North Platte, to test the relative value of different roughages ..."

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