Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Provender (Page: 1154)

Prov"en*der (?), n. [OE. provende, F. provende, provisions, provender, fr. LL. praebenda (prae and pro being confused), a daily allowance of provisions, a prebend. See Prebend.]

1. Dry food for domestic animals, as hay, straw, corn, oats, or a mixture of ground grain; feed. Hay or other provender." Mortimer.

Good provender laboring horses would have. Tusser.

2. Food or provisions. [R or Obs.]