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Meaning of winterfeed

win•ter•feed

Pronunciation: (win'tur-fēd"), [key]
— v., n. -fed, -feed•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to feed (cattle, sheep, etc.) during the winter when pasturage is not available.
  2. to supply (grain, hay, etc.) to livestock in winter.
—v.i.
  1. to provide feed for livestock in winter: We were obliged to winterfeed through April this year.
—n.
  1. the feed given to livestock during the winter.
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