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Noun1.chickenfeed - a trifling sum of money
cash, hard cash, hard currency - money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
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Last year, Mayor Anderson said: "The amount we get from Government to repair our roads is chickenfeed compared to the amount we need to spend, which is why we're being forced to use receipts from the sale of our assets to fix potholes.
Since I don't lack money, only titles - three are historically insufficient - I might be willing to play for chickenfeed, the NBA minimum salary of about three million bucks.
4" I'm pleased to be in the same issue with Dean Roger Abrams [Geier note: Dean of Nova, former Jensen colleague at CWRU, and contributor of another article to the humor symposium], who rules the Nova roost (and pays his faculty chickenfeed, I'm told).
He said: "[We] are talking chickenfeed here relative to the gains to the Treasury of not being in the EU.
He disappeared, along with the chickenfeed he had with him.
Then this morning I got out the chickenfeed to toss to the chickens.
The others - Naaptol, ShopClues, HomeShop18, Limeroad and Indiatimes - where, too, Nagpal peddles his wares, brought in little more than chickenfeed.
On top of all use of banned net results in killing of smaller fish that are ultimately used in the production of chickenfeed.
Forty million dollars, however, is not chickenfeed, and this is the estimated loss to Finnish paper producer Stora Enso who suddenly last month announced the sale of its Uetersen specialty paper mill to Austria's Brigl & Bergmeister (B&B).
She recounts how her career has progressed from serving airline passengers to managing risk in financial services--via HGVs and chickenfeed
As a lawyer acquaintance--wait, that's from another movie--stated so elegantly in an email I've decided to sanitize: "All I can say is, you pay a chickenfeed salary, you get chicken-feed employees.
Smaller species can be produced in huge numbers to turn into animal feed, especially fishmeal and chickenfeed.