Definition of hand-feed in English:

hand-feed

verb

  • 1with object To feed (an animal) by hand.

  • 2with object To feed (paper, metal, etc.) into a machine, especially a printer or a press.

Origin

Late 18th century. From hand + feed. Compare earlier hand-fed, hand feeding.

Pronunciation

hand-feed

/ˌhandˈfiːd//ˈhandfiːd/