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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.
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Origin of feedbox

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; feed + box1
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How to use feedbox in a sentence

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

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