Origin of provender
Examples from the Web for provender
While on service beyond the frontiers of his own country, he receives rations of food and provender, and a small amount of pay.Owen Clancy's Happy Trail|Burt L. Standish
The tent, the provender, the blankets, were snugly stowed away on board.The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's|Talbot Baines Reed
Do not trouble yourself about that; they will have their provender.
Matt Peasley paused, with a forkful of provender halfway to his mouth.Cappy Ricks|Peter B. Kyne
The crops of green rye, moistened with a profuse dew, served as beds to the men, and provender to the horses.History of the Expedition to Russia|Count Philip de Segur