meals on wheels

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meals on wheels

  1. (uncountable) A service that delivers food to those unable to cook for themselves such as the elderly and people with disabilities.
  2. (as a plural) The foods delivered by this service.
    • 1992, Gallatin National Forest (N.F.), East Boulder Mine Project
      Meals on wheels are served at noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Twenty-four volunteers delivered approximately 1,000 meals in 1989, for an average of about 6 or 7 clients per day.

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