- to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall.
- to fatten (an animal) for slaughter by stall-feeding.
Origin of stall-feed
First recorded in 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
- (tr) to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall, esp as an intensive method of fattening it for slaughter
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