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1A strong canvas or leather bag containing grain, fastened over a horse's muzzle for feeding.‘I refilled her water trough and feedbag’
- ‘She designed her own equine feedbag after her retired racehorse kept spilling and wasting his food.’
- ‘The bucket had been stuck on the animal's snout, hanging like a feedbag, preventing it from eating or drinking.’
- ‘Their feedbags got lighter and lighter while their loads got heavier and heavier.’
- ‘We only use feedbags when we go off trail riding and they are on the picket line.’
- ‘Our four-legged hero doesn't even get an extra carrot in his feedbag for his efforts.’
- ‘It'd be better if you could stick a feedbag to your face, but you can't unless you're a horse, so taking in six meals per day is your best bet.’
- ‘Carrying feedbags with a ration of oats, he led Ember into the little shelter he'd prepared for the horses.’
- 1.1 A small lightweight bag containing food and drink, given to riders during a cycling race.‘a helper was trying to hand out the feedbags to the riders’
- ‘For the pros, celebrating the win, taking a feedbag in the feed zone and putting a rain cape on and off are all necessary skills.’
- ‘Halfway through a stage, Armstrong grabs a musette, also known as a feedbag, from a roadside team staffer.’
- ‘The feedbag will not hold as much stuff as a backpack.’
- ‘The four leaders, Vinokourov, Botero, Pereiro, and Martinez, are getting their feedbags.’
- ‘After the riders have all taken their feedbags, then it gets stressful.’
- ‘The TV coverage shows a helper dancing around to hand out the feedbags to his team.’
- ‘Oh boy, Arvesen of CSC has now gotten a feedbag caught in his back wheel.’
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