feeding

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English[edit]

A pair of cattle feeding

Verb[edit]

feeding

  1. Present participle of feed.

Noun[edit]

feeding (plural feedings)

  1. An instance of giving food.
    • 1750, The Universal Magazine (volume 7, page 52)
      [] they are nevertheless always like the lion's keeper, who, when by long patience, a thousand feedings, and a thousand clawings, he hath made a fierce lion familiar, yet never gives him meat, but with pulling back his hand, always in fear []
  2. (dated) That which is eaten; food.
  3. (dated) That which furnishes or affords food, especially for animals; pastureland.

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