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feed bag

noun
1.
Also called nose bag. a bag for feeding horses, placed before the mouth and fastened around the head with straps.
Idioms
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, feedbag.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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Examples from the web for feed bag
  • He threw his first punches against a feed bag stuffed with rags, hung from an oak tree.
  • Use a nose or feed bag when possible and avoid spreading feed on the ground.
  • One standard feed bag will hold approximately two bushels.

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