Cook, a forager himself, spent thousands of hours with his subjects, and the text betrays his attachment to them.
Roy Reehil, who runs The forager Press, an internet publishing company, worries, too.
Gissing, wise by now, knew that after a forager the mosquito always retires to the ceiling, so he kept a stepladder in the room.
I capchered a forager a little bit ago and took him to headquarters!
"Well, I've got to take off my hat to you as a forager," said Shorty.
The forager, who belonged to Si's company, crept up to Corporal Klegg and in a conciliatory tone opened negotiations.
Why take a capital comrade, a good cook and forager and story-teller, and make him uncomfortable by turning him into an officer?
After this our mess was well supplied, and our forager began to look sleek and fat.
While I was in the hive a little while ago a forager came in with two great loads of pollen in her pollen baskets.
The forager encumbered with the weight of his plunder finally dropped it and made his escape.
early 14c. (late 13c. as Anglo-Latin foragium), from Old French forrage "fodder, foraging, pillaging, looting" (12c., Modern French fourrage), from fuerre "hay, straw, forage, fodder" (Modern French feurre) "fodder, straw," from Frankish *fodr "food" or a similar Germanic source (cf. Old High German fuotar, Old English fodor); see fodder). Military forage cap attested by 1827.
early 15c., from Middle French fourrager, from fourage (Old French forrage; see forage (n.)). Related: Foraged; foraging.