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megass

or megasse

[muh-gas, -gahs] /məˈgæs, -ˈgɑs/
noun
1.
Origin of megass
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; unexplained variant
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  • Others, chiefly the old men and women, were tearing the megass apart, and strewing it on the ground to dry.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus American Anti-Slavery Society
British Dictionary definitions for megass

megass

/məˈɡæs/
noun
1.
another name for bagasse (sense 2)
Word Origin
C19: of obscure origin
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