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prov·en·der

 (prŏv′ən-dər)
n.
1. Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
2. Food or provisions.

[Middle English provendre, from Old French, alteration of provende, from Vulgar Latin *prōvenda, alteration (influenced by Latin prōvidēre, to provide) of Late Latin praebenda; see prebend.]

provender

(ˈprɒvɪndə)
n
1. (Agriculture) any dry feed or fodder for domestic livestock
2. (Cookery) food in general
[C14: from Old French provendre, from Late Latin praebenda grant, from Latin praebēre to proffer; influenced also by Latin prōvidēre to look after]

prov•en•der

(ˈprɒv ən dər)

n.
1. dry food for livestock; fodder.
2. food; provisions.
[1275–1325; Middle English provendre < Old French, variant of provende prebend, provender < Medieval Latin prōbenda, alter. of praebenda prebend, perhaps by association with Latin prōvidēre to look out for, provide]
syn: See feed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.provender - food for domestic livestockprovender - food for domestic livestock    
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
blood meal - the dried and powdered blood of animals
corn gluten feed - a feed consisting primarily of corn gluten
cattle cake - a concentrated feed for cattle; processed in the form of blocks or cakes
creep feed - feed given to young animals isolated in a creep
fodder - coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
feed grain - grain grown for cattle feed
ensilage, silage - fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
oil cake - mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock
pigswill, pigwash, slop, slops, swill - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
mash - mixture of ground animal feeds
cud, rechewed food - food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again
bird feed, bird food, birdseed - food given to birds; usually mixed seeds
pet food, petfood, pet-food - food prepared for animal pets
mast - nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine
fish meal - ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock
2.provender - a stock or supply of foodsprovender - a stock or supply of foods    
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
food cache - food in a secure or hidden storage place
larder - a supply of food especially for a household

provender

noun
Translations

provender

[ˈprɒvɪndəʳ] N (frm) → forraje m (hum) → provisiones fpl, comida f

provender

nFutter nt
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Monsieur Defarge put this provender, and the lamp he carried, on the shoemaker's bench (there was nothing else in the garret but a pallet bed), and he and Mr.
The hermit was apparently somewhat moved to compassion by the anxiety as well as address which the stranger displayed in tending his horse; for, muttering something about provender left for the keeper's palfrey, he dragged out of a recess a bundle of forage, which he spread before the knight's charger, and immediately afterwards shook down a quantity of dried fern in the corner which he had assigned for the rider's couch.
He at once called to Sancho, who, however, had no mind to come, as he was just then engaged in unloading a sumpter mule, well laden with provender, which these worthy gentlemen had brought with them.
You'll be welcome," and he went on slicing off the bark, which he gave as a sort of provender to his horse.
One cartload of the enemy's provisions is equivalent to twenty of one's own, and likewise a single picul of his provender is equivalent to twenty from one's own store.
A universal neighing and capering took place; they would rush forward, smell to the blankets, paw the earth, snort, whinny and prance round with head and tail erect, until the blankets were opened, and the welcome provender spread before them.
No sooner had this little plan shaped itself in his mind than he began to be busy with exact calculations about the wood to be bought and the particular article of furniture that should be undertaken first--a kitchen cupboard of his own contrivance, with such an ingenious arrangement of sliding-doors and bolts, such convenient nooks for stowing household provender, and such a symmetrical result to the eye, that every good housewife would be in raptures with it, and fall through all the gradations of melancholy longing till her husband promised to buy it for her.
She had chosen the implements of service, as well as all the provender set forth, of the humblest kind.
That army, like a herd of cattle run wild and trampling underfoot the provender which might have saved it from starvation, disintegrated and perished with each additional day it remained in Moscow.
Great wooden carts drawn by slow, plodding oxen were daily visitors to the grim pile, fetching provender for man and beast from the neighboring farm lands of the poor Saxon peasants to whom Norman of Torn paid good gold for their crops.
It may be, too, that I spoke somewhat shortly concerning the bran and the beans, the same being poor provender and unfitted for a man of my inches.
If others are the machines to provide this provender, they are the machines to read it.