Definition of Yorkshire fog in English:

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Yorkshire fog

Pronunciation: /ˈjɔːkʃə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun]
A common Eurasian pasture grass with soft downy leaves.
  • Holcus lanatus, family Gramineae.
Example sentences
  • There is evidence that Yorkshire fog may have an allelopathic effect on other plants in the sward.
  • It looks a bit like Yorkshire fog although it is quite early for it to be flowering.
  • I also think they do not really like the Yorkshire fog very much at this time of year.

Origin

Late 19th century: fog from fog2.

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Line breaks: York|shire fog

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