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[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.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.