from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
red water(which see, under water).
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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This disease -- otherwise known as wood-evil, or moor-ill -- arises from eating the buds of oak, young ash, and other trees, which are of a very highly stimulating or irritating character.
Cattle and Their Diseases Embracing Their History and Breeds, Crossing and Breeding, And Feeding and Management; With the Diseases to which They are Subject, And The Remedies Best Adapted to their Cure Robert Jennings
bilby commented on the word wood-evil
Woot, first which see of the month!
November 9, 2015