FOR'AGE, noun [Latin voro.]
1. Food of any kind for horses and cattle, as grass; pasture, hay, corn and oats.
2. The act of providing forage
Col. Mawhood completed his forage unmolested.
If the forage is to be made at a distance from the camp -
3. Search for provisions; the act of feeding abroad.
FOR'AGE, verb intransitive
1. To collect food for horses and cattle, by wandering about and feeding or stripping the country.
2. To wander far; to rove. obsolete
3. To ravage; to feed on spoil.
FOR'AGE, verb transitive To strip of provisions for horses, etc.