Definition of Yorkshire fog in English:

Yorkshire fog

Line breaks: York|shire fog
Pronunciation: /ˈjɔːkʃə


[mass noun]
  • A common Eurasian pasture grass with soft downy leaves.
    • Holcus lanatus, family Gramineae
    More 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.


late 19th century: fog from fog2.

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