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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cou·hage n. Bot. See Cowhage.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·hage n.  Bot. A leguminous climbing plant of the genus Mucuna, having crooked pods covered with sharp hairs, which stick to the fingers, causing intolerable itching. The spiculæ are sometimes used in medicine as a mechanical vermifuge. [Written also couhage, cowage, and cowitch.]