feed bag

or feed·bag

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  1. put on the feed bag, Slang. to have a meal; eat: When his friends put on the feed bag, they finish everything in sight.

Origin of feed bag

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for feedbag


  1. any bag in which feed for livestock is sacked
  2. US and Canadian a bag, fastened around the head of a horse and covering the nose, in which feed is placedAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): nosebag
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