What is HERBAGE?

In English law. An easement or liberty, which consists in the right topasture cattle on another’s ground.Feed for cattle in fields and pastures. Bract, fol. 222; Co. Litt. 40: Shep. Touch. 07.A right to herbage does not include a right to cut grass, or dig potatoes, or pick apples.Simpson v. Coe, 4 N. II. 303.

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