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winterfeed

[win-ter-feed] /ˈwɪn tərˌfid/
verb (used with object), winterfed, winterfeeding.
1.
to feed (cattle, sheep, etc.) during the winter when pasturage is not available.
2.
to supply (grain, hay, etc.) to livestock in winter.
verb (used without object), winterfed, winterfeeding.
3.
to provide feed for livestock in winter:
We were obliged to winterfeed through April this year.
noun
4.
the feed given to livestock during the winter.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; winter + feed
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British Dictionary definitions for winterfeed

winterfeed

/ˈwɪntəˌfiːd/
verb -feeds, -feeding, -fed
1.
to feed (livestock) in winter when the grazing is not rich enough
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