The act finishes with Commendatore crashing a foodless and propless feast—“You invited me to supper, and I have arrived!”
Those cows could never have drawn heavy carts and lain exhausted and foodless after a heavy day's work.
For 24 hours I had been foodless, and was now quite exhausted.
Over thirty thousand of those people were homeless, clotheless, foodless, with no resources.
The last day of the year dawned and I spent it foodless, friendless, solitary.
When the foodless days came and the child was not getting food enough to survive, she gave vent to her feelings of despair.
The beavers must escape from their now foodless prison or perish.
True, the desert is vast and scorching and almost waterless—I may as well say foodless too!
Unarmed and foodless, how shall he ever succeed in finding his way back to safety?
If we could not get a boat we must remain in that foodless forest until we starved.
Old English foda "food, nourishment; fuel," also figurative, from Proto-Germanic *fodon (cf. Gothic fodeins), from Germanic root *fod-, equivalent of PIE *pa- "to tend, keep, pasture, to protect, to guard, to feed" (cf. Greek pateisthai "to feed;" Latin pabulum "food, fodder," panis "bread," pasci "to feed," pascare "to graze, pasture, feed," pastor "shepherd," literally "feeder;" Avestan pitu- "food;" Old Church Slavonic pasti "feed cattle, pasture;" Russian pishcha "food").
Food chain is from 1917. Food poisoning attested by 1864; food processor in the kitchen appliance sense from 1973.
Material, usually of plant or animal origin, that contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals, and is ingested and assimilated by an organism to produce energy, stimulate growth, and maintain life.