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Word: provender

Definition: dry food for livestock; fodder


Sentences Containing 'provender'

If others are the machines to provide this provender, they are the machines to read it.
Monsieur Defarge put this provender, and the lamp he carried, on the shoemaker's bench -LRB- there was nothing else in the garret but a pallet bed -RRB-, and he and Mr. Lorry roused the captive, and assisted him to his feet.
The ambrosial and essential part of the fruit is lost with the bloom which is rubbed off in the market cart, and they become mere provender.

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