Then he prepared a manger, and brought hay, an ox and an ass to the place appointed.
But finally he returned with an ample armful and filled up the manger.
If the manger be over-filled they spill and waste it, and at the same time will not eat so much.
“Good day, you cow at the manger,” said the Cat to Daisy the cow.
You shall find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger.
I was just making for the door of the salle--manger when the hostess overtook me.
With her heart beating fast she stole forward on tiptoe to the manger, well lined with hay, and lifted up the lantern.
The manger was empty, as it had been the year before; but the home seemed empty too.
We have learned that we must live as men, not as ostriches, nor as dogs in the manger.
If he thinks at all, he thinks of the stable and the manger.
(Luke 2:7, 12, 16), the name (Gr. phatne, rendered "stall" in Luke 13:15) given to the place where the infant Redeemer was laid. It seems to have been a stall or crib for feeding cattle. Stables and mangers in our modern sense were in ancient times unknown in the East. The word here properly denotes "the ledge or projection in the end of the room used as a stall on which the hay or other food of the animals of travellers was placed." (See INN.)