Stall-feed
Stall-feed \Stall"-feed`\ (-f[=e]d`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stall-fed} (-f[e^]d`); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stall-feeding}.] To feed and fatten in a stall or on dry fodder; as, to stall-feed an ox. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stall-feed — stall′ feed v. t. fed, feed•ing 1) ahb. to feed (an animal) in a stall 2) ahb. to fatten (an animal) for slaughter by stall feeding • Etymology: 1755–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • stall-feed — [stôl′fēd΄] vt. stall fed [stôl′fed΄] stall feeding to feed (an animal kept inactive in a stall) for fattening …   English World dictionary

  • stall-feed — transitive verb (stall fed; feeding) Date: 1554 to feed in a stall especially so as to fatten < stall feed an ox > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stall-feed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to feed in a stall for fattening stall feed an ox …   Useful english dictionary

  • stall-feed — /stawl feed /, v.t., stall fed, stall feeding. 1. to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall. 2. to fatten (an animal) for slaughter by stall feeding. [1755 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • stall-feed — /ˈstɔl fid/ (say stawl feed) verb (t) (stall fed, stall feeding) 1. to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall. 2. to fatten by this process, as an animal for killing …   Australian English dictionary

  • stall-feed — verb feed and keep (an animal) in a stall, especially in order to fatten it …   English new terms dictionary

  • Stall-fed — Stall feed Stall feed ( f[=e]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stall fed} ( f[e^]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stall feeding}.] To feed and fatten in a stall or on dry fodder; as, to stall feed an ox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stall-feeding — Stall feed Stall feed ( f[=e]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stall fed} ( f[e^]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stall feeding}.] To feed and fatten in a stall or on dry fodder; as, to stall feed an ox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stall — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a trader s stand or booth in a market etc., or out of doors. b a compartment in a building for the sale of goods. c a table in this on which goods are exposed. 2 a a stable or cowhouse. b a compartment for one animal in this. 3… …   Useful english dictionary

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