Earsh definition

(archaic) Stubble field.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of earsh - arrish, ersh

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
earsh
Plural:
earshes

Origin of earsh

  • Noah Webster in Webster's Dictionary (1828) describes Earsh as a plowed (sic) field linking it to arrish but also to eadish which is described as latter pasture of grass that comes after mowing or reaping, called also eargrass, earsh, etch

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  • Earsh (noun)(Old English ersc) was used in the south & west of England to describe a stubble field in which plant material – wheat, barley or rye- had been cut, leaving a short stubble or short stalks.

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  • From Middle English *ersch, from Old English ersc (“a park, preserve; stubble-field”).

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