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- Food (usually grain) given to poultry.
- (idiomatic) A very small or insignificant quantity, especially of money.
1916, Ring Lardner Sr., chapter 3, in You Know Me Al:
- "Some of them old skinflints has no heart Al but why should I fight with a old man over chicken feed like $10?"
food for poultry