feed bag
feedbag feedbag, feed bag feed bag . a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse or mule); animal feed such as oats are placed in the bag, and it is fastened at the top of the head, covering the muzzle. The animal may then eat the contents while thus wearing the feedbag.

Syn: nosebag. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • Feed bag — Feed Feed, n. 1. That which is eaten; esp., food for beasts; fodder; pasture; hay; grain, ground or whole; as, the best feed for sheep. [1913 Webster] 2. A grazing or pasture ground. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. An allowance of provender given to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feed bag — feed′ bag or feed′bag n. ahb. a bag for feeding horses, placed before the mouth and fastened around the head • Etymology: 1830–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • feed bag — ☆ feed bag n. a bag filled with grain, fastened over a horse s muzzle for feeding put on the feed bag Slang to eat a meal …   English World dictionary

  • feed bag — noun : nose bag • put on the feed bag * * * 1. Also called nose bag. a bag for feeding horses, placed before the mouth and fastened around the head with straps. 2. put on the feed bag, Slang. to have a meal; eat: When his friends put on the feed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feed bag — 1. Also called nose bag. a bag for feeding horses, placed before the mouth and fastened around the head with straps. 2. put on the feed bag, Slang. to have a meal; eat: When his friends put on the feed bag, they finish everything in sight. Also,… …   Universalium

  • feed·bag — /ˈfiːdˌbæg/ noun, pl bags [count] US : a bag that is used for feeding an animal called also (Brit) nose bag put/tie/strap on the feedbag US informal : to begin eating He s always ready to strap on the feedbag when it s time for dinner …   Useful english dictionary

  • feed|bag — …   Useful english dictionary

  • put on the feed bag — phrasal slang : to begin eating …   Useful english dictionary

  • FEED Projects — was started in 2007 by Lauren Bush, an honorary spokesperson for the United Nations World Food Program, and Ellen Gustafson, a former United Nations Communications Officer. FEED Projects sells FEED bags and a portion of each bag is donated to the …   Wikipedia

  • Feed — Feed, n. 1. That which is eaten; esp., food for beasts; fodder; pasture; hay; grain, ground or whole; as, the best feed for sheep. [1913 Webster] 2. A grazing or pasture ground. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. An allowance of provender given to a horse,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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