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Literary usage of Firefang
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Truck-farming at the South: A Guide to the Raising of Vegetables for by A. Oemler (1900)
"If piled so loosely as to admit air freely and be sufficiently moist, it will undergo fermentation so rapidly as to heat or firefang, and large quantities ..."
2. Effective Farming: A Text-book for American Schools by Harry Oscar Sampson (1918)
"It does not firefang and it decomposes slowly. When stored it should be protected from the weather to prevent loss of plant-food. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"firefang. Having the quality of a dunghill impaired by too high a degree of the fermenting heat. Gl. Sun. Nairn. ..."
4. Bulletin (1913)
"... direct from the stables, showing the manner of driving direct over the pile with a dump wagon po as to keep It thoroughly compacted to prevent firefang. ..."