stall-fed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stall-fed (of livestock) kept and fed in a stall in order to fatten for the market
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stall-fed Fattened, as oxen, by feeding in a stable or on dry fodder.
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Usage

In literature:

He cleaned us and fed us, and swept out the stalls, then he put the straw back again as if it was Sunday.
"Black Beauty" by Anna Sewell
Now when horses in their stalls are about to be fed and are eager for their corn, they paw the pavement or the straw.
"The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals" by Charles Darwin
The lama, sumptuously fed by Mahbub's Baltis, was already asleep in a corner of one of the stalls.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
You look 'bout as fat as a stall-fed knittin' needle.
"The Blazed Trail" by Stewart Edward White
The ox and the ass are fed in the stall behind the house.
"Hebrew Life and Times" by Harold B. Hunting
The milch cows are all stall-fed.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. October, 1878." by Various
My horse is as fat as a stall-fed ox.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
This is probably better than stall-fed beef and slaughter-house pork to make a man of.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
That's the trouble with stall-fed stock.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
Stall-fed animals, however, are more likely to have their flanks fouled, unless special attention is paid to the removal of the manure.
"Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition" by H. L. Russell
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In poetry:

With manifold blessings, thou feedest us all,
Like fatlings fed up to the full in the stall,
But we will not lift up our heads, nor attend,
More than brutes unto him, whence those favours descend.
"Another, On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard

In news:

CSB drops investigation, Feds stalls new laws.
Feds Stalled, Nuclear Waste Here Indefinitely.
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