hand-feed

[hand-feed]
verb (used with object), hand-fed, hand-feeding.
1.
Agriculture. to feed (animals) with apportioned amounts at regular intervals. Compare self-feed.
2.
to feed (an animal or person) by hand: The students hand-fed the baby monkeys with an eyedropper.

Origin:
1795–1805

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