feedlot

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feed +‎ lot

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feedlot (plural feedlots)

  1. (US) Land on which livestock are fattened for market.
    • 2017, Josh Tickell, Kiss the Ground, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 183:
      On the Web, the Harris feedlots are snarkily referred to as “Cowschwitz” (#cowschwitz on Twitter). For those weary and hungry drivers willing to overlook the smell of its animals, Harris Ranch operates a western-style restaurant and hotel.

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