cornfed

[kawrn-fed]

adjective

fed on corn: cornfed cattle.
having a well-fed, healthy, and guileless appearance: the open enthusiasm of these handsome, cornfed youngsters.

Origin of cornfed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at corn1, fed1
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  • Shes due to grade as cornfed, my Calamity is, or Im a shorthorn!

    The Sunset Trail

    Alfred Henry Lewis