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Origin of chicken feed
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The group puts out most of its statements—on its Twitter feed, or its numerous websites—in Arabic, as opposed to Baluchi or Farsi.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wearing the right foot of a chicken was considered good luck.
While the chicken today might be the least exotic bird one can think of, it was once a gift that wowed kings.
The chicken, to this day, is valued for its medicinal properties.
In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.
And since he was glad enough to do that, Mrs. Robin managed to feed her children all they needed.
Everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
British Dictionary definitions for chicken feed
Idioms and Phrases with chicken feed
Trifling amount of money, as in I'm not going to mow lawns for $5 an hour—that's chicken feed. This expression alludes to the fact that chickens can be fed corn and wheat grains too small for other uses. [Slang; early 1800s]