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hand-feed

[hand-feed] /ˈhændˈfid/
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
1795-1805
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