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stall-feed

[stawl-feed] /ˈstɔlˌfid/
verb (used with object), stall-fed, stall-feeding.
1.
to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall.
2.
to fatten (an animal) for slaughter by stall-feeding.
Origin of stall-feed
1755-1765
1755-65
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  • In latitudes, however, in which it becomes necessary to stall-feed during several months of the year, barns are indispensable.

    Cattle and Their Diseases Robert Jennings
British Dictionary definitions for stall-feed

stall-feed

verb -feeds, -feeding, -fed
1.
(transitive) to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall, esp as an intensive method of fattening it for slaughter
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