feedbag

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:
1830–40, Americanism

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feedbag (ˈfiːdˌbæɡ)
 
n
1.  any bag in which feed for livestock is sacked
2.  (US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): nosebag a bag, fastened around the head of a horse and covering the nose, in which feed is placed

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