forage for (something)

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forage for (something)

To hunt around for something; to look through something in search of something else, typically food. I foraged in the pantry for a snack but still didn't find anything I wanted to eat.
See also: forage
References in classic literature ?
Rostov waved his cap above his head like the German and ctied laughing, "Und vivat die ganze Welt!" Though neither the German cleaning his cowshed nor Rostov back with his platoon from foraging for hay had any reason for rejoicing, they looked at each other with joyful delight and brotherly love, wagged their heads in token of their mutual affection, and parted smiling, the German returning to his cowshed and Rostov going to the cottage he occupied with Denisov.
Eva spends her summer foraging for Arctic herbs and berries in the mountains and forests of Lapland, blending traditional recipes with modern creations.
The Woodland Trust, for example, only allow foraging for personal use and only at certain sites.
IN an age where most things are just a few clicks away, there are plenty of people who still get a thrill from foraging for their food.
In the wild, psittacine birds spend 40%-75% of their waking hours foraging for food.
seaweed, (137) and particular rules that prohibit foraging for
Comparisons between juvenile and adult American robins foraging for mulberry fruit.
Forget preconceptions about grubbing about in the mud, foraging for food has become an increasingly "ontrend" pastime, with the world's best restaurant - Noma in Copenhagen - specialising in foraged ingredients.
In response to Foraging for Brambles in Issue 3, 2006: I enjoyed "Wildman" Steve Brill's article on Foraging for Brambles.
On several occasions, we observed RCWs foraging for insects on deadfall and drinking from puddles on the ground similar to observations by Ligon (1970) and Jackson (1994).
Honeybee workers spend their first few weeks as young adults tending the colony's brood and then shift jobs to foraging for food outside the colony.
The life history strategies of seabirds include adaptations to help overcome the apparent difficulty of foraging for their dependent offspring.
There will also be demonstrations of foraging for medicinal plants, chocolate created using foraged botanicals, and wild ice creams as well as stalls.
spinipes bees were foraging for new sources of food, they were most attracted to scents from M.
For instance, chimps do not spend more time during summer months foraging for oil palm nuts and other plants that remain abundant and contain a far richer concentration of calories than monkey meat.