Like storm chasers, Alaskan crabbers, and catfish noodlers, foragers come with their own sets of customs and rules.
Morel Mushroom Toasts by Alice Waters The official mushroom of Minnesota, the morel is a particular spring prize for foragers.
Farmers were on small rations, and the foragers had quit looking for what did not exist.
The consequence might have been serious had provisions not been found by a party of foragers.
They despatch by the sound of the gong the foragers for grass, and insure expedition and security by rewards and punishments.
Immediately, every one turned out, hoping it was the foragers back.
The foragers told of their adventures in capturing the turkey, and there was a great deal of laughter over it.
The country about the French Broad had hardly been touched by the hands of foragers.
He feared that he had come for assistance against another attack of guerillas or foragers.
During the day small parties of foragers made their appearance.
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.