from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An iron bucket used in wells or mines for hoisting water, ore, or refuse to the surface.
- transitive v. To crush or grind (grain, for example) coarsely.
- n. Meal ground by this process and used in the form of pellets especially for pet food.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to grind something coarsely
- n. something that has been kibbled, especially grain for use as animal feed
- n. an iron bucket used in mines for hoisting anything to the surface
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large iron bucket used in Cornwall and Wales for raising ore out of mines.
- transitive v. To bruise; to grind coarsely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bruise or grind coarsely, as malt, beans, etc.
- To clip roughly, as a stone.
- To walk lame.
- To hoist ore or refuse in a mine-bucket or kibble.
- n. The bucket of a draw-well, or of the shaft of a mine. [Prov. Eng.]
- n. A stick with a curve or knob at the end, used in playing the game of nurspell.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining
- n. coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)
It is to be put into an iron bucket called a kibble, which is like a huge gypsy-pot (big enough to hold two ordinary-sized people thinly clad), suspended by three chains.
This is mostly b.s. The dry cat food that I feed my cats is not "kibble" -- it does not contain mostly carbohydrates.
Fido's food may be making kids sick; CDC calls kibble an under-recognized salmonella source
All kibble, which is cheaper than canned or raw, must have grain, potato, or tapioca in it to hold it together.
Inside the bag, I discovered that their kibble is a small, thick triangle shape.
The aggrandized bucket or "kibble" of the Cornishman has practically disappeared, but the cage still remains in many mines.
So we fill them up on dry "kibble," which combines animal products with vegetable-based starches, and meat-based canned "wet" foods, many containing parts of animals cats would likely never encounter, much less hunt and kill, in a purely natural situation.
I just cannot comprehend the powwer and skill involved, but something to look foreward to is that as the dogs food is being boiled up, our little food parcels will be dropped into the boiling broth of meat and "kibble" and fish bits.
Our bestselling 'kibble' [dried composite biscuit] is lamb and rice.
I wouldnt have a problem with my dogs making me kibble after I'm gone.