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feedbox

[feed-boks]
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noun
  1. a box for animal feed.
  2. a casing for the feeding mechanism of a machine.

Origin of feedbox

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; feed + box1
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Historical Examples

  • Manuel's horse pushed her nose against her feedbox to ward off flies.

    When the Owl Cries

    Paul Bartlett