Definition of Stall-fed

1. Adjective. (of livestock) kept and fed in a stall in order to fatten for the market.

Similar to: Nourished



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stall-fed

stalking
stalking-horse
stalking horse
stalking horses
stalkingly
stalkings
stalkless
stalklike
stalko
stalkoes
stalks
stalkumentaries
stalkumentary
stalky
stall
stall-fed (current term)
stall bar
stall handler
stallage
stallages
stallation
stalled
staller
stallers
stallholder
stallholders
stalling
stallings
stallioneer

Literary usage of Stall-fed

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"But most part I say, such as are aptest to love that are young and lusty, live at ease, stall-fed, free from cares, like cattle in a rank pasture, ..."

2. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"But most part I say, such as are aptest to love that are young and lusty, live at ease, stall-fed, free from cares, like cattle in a rank pasture, ..."

3. Early Indiana Trials and Sketches: Reminiscences by Oliver Hampton Smith (1858)
"I bought the finest qualities of stall-fed beef, and corn-fed hogs, for family use, at a cent and a half per pound ; corn ten cents, wheat twenty-five cents ..."

4. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... determined respecting those which were to graze in the field, and those which were to be stall-fed t, and attended at stated periods to give a report to ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1905)
"But most part I say, such as are aptest to love that are young and lusty, live at ease, stall-fed, free from cares, like cattle in a rank pasture, ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1886)
"She should always be stall-fed, as in hay even the poisonous weeds lose the evil properties by the desiccation of the volatile poisonous principle. ..."

7. A Second Series of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... determined respecting those which were to graze in the field, and those which were to be stall-fed t, and attended at stated periods to give a report to ..."

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