Origin of stall-fed

First recorded in 1545–55


verb (used with object), stall-fed, stall-feed·ing.
  1. to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall.
  2. to fatten (an animal) for slaughter by stall-feeding.

Origin of stall-feed

First recorded in 1755–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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verb -feeds, -feeding or -fed
  1. (tr) to keep and feed (an animal) in a stall, esp as an intensive method of fattening it for slaughter
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