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A trough for animals to eat from
{n} a wooden trough to feed horses from
A trough or open box in which fodder is placed for horses or cattle to eat
a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
A manger is a low open container which cows, horses, and other animals feed from when indoors. a long open container that horses, cattle etc eat from (maingeure, from mangier )
{i} box or trough in which food is placed for horses or cattle
The fore part of the deck, having a bulkhead athwart ships high enough to prevent water which enters the hawse holes from running over it
{i} cratch
dog in the manger
One who denies others what he cannot use himself

No adjective is strong enough for characterizing this wicked dog-in-the-manger policy. From various sources I hear tales of such wanton destruction of nations' property in all parts of India.

Away in a Manger
a popular Christmas carol (=a traditional religious song) , sung especially by children
dog in the manger
One who prevents others from enjoying what one has no use for oneself
dog in the manger
{i} selfish person who prevents another from enjoying or having something that he or she themselves have no need for
dog in the manger
someone who prevents you from enjoying something that they themselves have no need for
plural of manger



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    /ˈmānʤər/ /ˈmeɪnʤɜr/


    [ 'mAn-j&r ] (noun.) 14th century. From Old French mangeoire, manjoire, from mangier (“to eat”) (modern French manger).

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