stovers

stover

[stoh-ver]
noun
1.
coarse roughage used as feed for livestock.
2.
stalks and leaves, not including grain, of such forages as corn and sorghum.
3.
British Dialect. fodder minus the grain portion of the plant.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; aphetic variant of estover; see estovers

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stover (ˈstəʊvə)
 
n
1.  chiefly (Brit) fodder
2.  (US) cornstalks used as fodder
 
[C14: shortened from estovers]

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