1) Young twigs of shrubs and trees, used mainly for firewood and animal fodder.

1310-1 Pro brouce amputando ad haias, Embsay

1437 ‘Roger Fosse and John Sharpp carried browz and dry wood from the Out-wood’, Stanley. Used also as a verb: 1619-21 spoyle or waste … by browsing of cattle, Pickering.

dates 1310-1311 1437 1619-1621

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