What is another word for manger?

Pronunciation: [mˈe͡ɪnd͡ʒə] (IPA)

A "manger" is a trough or box that is usually made of wood or stone and is used to hold food or water for livestock. Synonyms for the word "manger" include "feeding trough," "crib," "trough," "feed box," and "hopper." Each synonym describes the same kind of object, but there may be subtle differences in size or design. Some of these words have broader meanings and can be used to describe containers used for feeding other animals or even humans. Overall, using synonyms can help us enrich our vocabulary and communicate our ideas more precisely.

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Usage examples for Manger

Nay, she had gone further, for in answer to a muttered word from Lingard, she had at last said something which had jarred his taste, as well as roused that instinctive dog-in-the-manger attitude which slumbers in all men with regard to any woman who has been beloved.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Yes it was always so, just those women who cried and lamented if a baby had a cold, did not feel the least compassion for two poor horses, but would drag them from the manger, and after a journey of fifteen miles, in this cursed weather; mostly uphill, and over those dreadful roads, would force them to trot for ten miles further, and the whole night through, regardless as to whether they could move a limb on the morrow or not.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
He remarked a travelling carriage which stood beside the shed, and in the stables in which a cow was kept during the winter, two horses were tied to the manger.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

Famous quotes with Manger

  • We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.
    Jesse Jackson
  • We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.
    Jesse Louis Jackson
  • I hear stories from the chamber, How Christ was born into a manger, And like some ragged stranger died up on the cross, And might I say it seems to fitting in its way, He was a carpenter by trade, Or at least that's what I'm told.
    Nick Cave
  • Like a hog, or dog in the manger, he doth only keep it because it shall do nobody else good, hurting himself and others.
    Robert Burton
  • I do not agree that the dog in a manger has the final right to the manger even though he may have lain there for a very long time. I do not admit that right.
    Winston Churchill

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