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chicken feed


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chicken feed (uncountable)

  1. Food (usually grain) given to poultry.
  2. (idiomatic) A very small or insignificant quantity, especially of money.
    • 1916, Ring Lardner Sr., You Know Me Al, ch. 3:
      "Some of them old skinflints has no heart Al but why should I fight with a old man over chicken feed like $10?"