Definition of Yorkshire fog in English:

Yorkshire fog


  • [mass noun] A common Eurasian pasture grass with soft downy leaves.

    • ‘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 fog.


Yorkshire fog