put the feed bag

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To put the feed bag
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: put the fear of god into
Next Definition: put the finger on
Words Near: put the feed bag
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for put the feed bag
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing put the feed bag
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature