Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of chicken feed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • These are chicken-feed rates by historical standards.

    What a Republican Win Would Mean for Investors

  • Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, whose chicken-feed samples tested positive for salmonella, has suggested the contamination might have come from a feed ingredient, bone meal, supplied by another company.

    Pointing Fingers in Recall of Eggs

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission had charged the bank with covering up for outrageous bonuses given out at Merrill Lynch as the bank acquired the failed stockbrokerage, and now it was letting the bank off the hook with a chicken-feed fine.

    Robert Scheer: Letting the Banking Rats Out of the Bag

  • But, these luxuries were chicken-feed compared to the cash donations that the legislators got for their election campaigns.

    Amitai Etzioni: Like a Whorehouse

  • A CI can ell save money in the long run, by enabling those implanted to not require these services, and over a lifetime the paltry £26-30k they moan about it costs is chicken-feed to what it will actually save in the long term.

    BBC won't so I will

  • Even the amounts that have gone to the AU are not exactly chicken-feed: The European Commission has earmarked $384 million for the African Union since November 2004, and further funds have been provided by the individual EU states, for a total of more than $544 million.

    More groundhog days

  • Chief Executive Richard Bond said costs for chicken-feed grain are expected to rise as much as $300 million in the months ahead, and called the current market for beef "extremely difficult."

    Tyson Warns Beef Market,

  • We had not noticed him especially -- no one took much notice of pretentious faddists -- but on going around to the back door for the chicken-feed one evening Bonico and I recognized the wheat-muncher bending over the salver eagerly picking up whatever bits and pieces he could find to eat.

    My Friends at Brook Farm

  • Of course, youse wouldn't stand fer swipin 'chicken-feed like dem.

    The Intrusion of Jimmy

  • It is difficult to be romantic when you are laden with chicken-feed in an unwieldy iron pot, but he had resolved that this portion of the proceedings should be brief.

    The Intrusion of Jimmy

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