megass

or me·gasse

[muh-gas, -gahs]

Origin of megass

First recorded in 1840–50; unexplained variant
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Examples from the Web for megass

Historical Examples of megass

  • 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

megasse

noun
  1. another name for bagasse (def. 2)

Word Origin for megass

C19: of obscure origin
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