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feedbox

[ feed-boks ]
/ ˈfidˌbɒks /
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noun

a box for animal feed.
a casing for the feeding mechanism of a machine.

Nearby words

feed-in tariff, feedback, feedback inhibition, feedback loop, feedbag, feedbox, feeder, feeder line, feeder road, feedgrain, feedhorn

Origin of feedbox

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; feed + box1
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Examples from the Web for feedbox

  • Manuel's horse pushed her nose against her feedbox to ward off flies.

    When the Owl Cries|Paul Bartlett