Feed head

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Feed head (Founding) A cistern for feeding water by gravity to a steam boiler.
    • Feed head See under Elevator Feed, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

On coming to the child, he found her busy at work feeding several snakes of the species of rattlesnakes called yellow heads.
"Anecdotes of Animals" by Unknown
I made a circuit to head them, and crept up behind a large cone-shaped hill, near which the thick of the drove was feeding.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
He stopped feeding, lifted his head, and stood motionless.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Size of head, length of neck, and the relation of the length of the neck to the habit of feeding in water.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
As soon as you reach the left side or head end of the bolt, feed the wire towards the right.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
More than two million head of cattle feed, upon these llanos, but they are capable of feeding many times that number.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Kindly instruct him in his duties, feed him and wash his head.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
The black herds of the Dinoceras stopped feeding all at once, and raised their vicious heads and stared.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
And then, one by one, hippos headed for shore To feed on the grass by the river once more.
"FreeChildrenStories.com Collection" by Daniel Errico
The whole system of homes and lodges to feed the hungry and shelter the homeless comes directly under the head of Special Relief.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

Soon spreads the dismal shade
Of Mystery over his head;
And the Caterpillar and Fly
Feed on the Mystery.
"The Human Abstract" by William Blake
But Father,--Father,--O look down
On the poor and homeless head
And feed the hungry thousands
That cry to thee for bread.
"Thanksgiving" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
The truths by which the soul is fed,
Must thus be had afresh;
For notions resting in the head,
Will only feed the flesh.
"Manna Hoarded" by John Newton
Does it feed the little lake below?
That speck of white just on its marge
Is Pella; see, in the evening-glow,
How sharp the silver spear-heads charge
When Alp meets heaven in snow!
"By The Fire-Side" by Robert Browning
Give me to clasp this earth with feeding roots like thine,
To mount yon heaven with such star-aspiring head,
Fill full with sap and buds this shrunken life of mine,
And from my boughs oh! might such stalwart sons be shed.
"Tree-Worship" by Richard Le Gallienne
Yet, when young April's husband show'rs
Shall bless the fruitful Maia's bed,
We'll bring the first-born of her flowers,
To kiss Thy feet and crown Thy head.
To Thee, dread Lamb! whose love must keep
The shepherds while they feed their sheep.
"Verses From The Shepherds' Hymn" by Richard Crashaw

In news:

Royal Diamond came out on top in a four-horse photo finish to win the $258,500 Gains Horse Feeds Irish St Leger (Ire-I) by a head at the Curragh Sept 15.
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It comes standard with a 10hp motor and swing-away feed hopper to simplify cutting head changeovers.
Heading into the report, analysts thought total cattle on feed on Sept 1 would be about even with a year earlier, but at 10.6 million head, it's 1% less.
Zig- Zag Servo Feed Headed to InSInkErator.
Zig-Zag Servo Feed Headed to InSInkErator.
When it's feeding time at the Como Zoo in St Paul, Pete Lee heads out to experience something that Animal Planet and YouTube can't provide.
Heading into its ninth annual crab feed, the Vacaville Police Activities League is asking for local businesses and community members for help with auction items and raffle prizes.
A group of children at SeaWorld were feeding dolphins , who all look quite adorable as they poke their heads out of the water to grab their snacks.
There were 11 million head on feed Oct 1.
In 2010 he grazed a harvested field using his yearling heifers over a six week period and figures he saved $48 a head in feed costs.
A Mismatch In order to feed the growing welfare state, Danish citizens are heading down the road to serfdom.
Parsons, Kansas — Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.6 million head on September 1, 2012.
A man charged with pulling out the feeding tube of his brother heads the indictments handed down by the March Pike County Grand Jury.
Every spring and fall, manta rays swarm around clusters of coral heads to feed on blooming plankton just off the west coast of Ishigaki.
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