feeder

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EtymologyEdit

feed + -er

NounEdit

feeder (plural feeders)

  1. That which feeds.
  2. That which is used to feed.
    a bird feeder
  3. A tributary stream, especially of a canal.
  4. A branch line of a railway
  5. A transmission line that feeds the electricity for an electricity substation, or for a transmitter.
  6. (baseball, slang, archaic, 1800s) The pitcher.
  7. (video games, derogatory) A player who is killed by the opposing player or team more than once through lack of skills and experience, thus helping the opposing side.
    Stop feeding! You feeder.
  8. The participant in feederism who feeds the other (the feedee).
    • 2010, Niall Richardson, Transgressive Bodies
      Often similes such as 'soft as velvet' or 'fluffy like a cloud' will be employed and the feeder will describe how he feels he can be lost in the enveloping folds of soft flesh.

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

fee +‎ -der (compare Scottish Gaelic figheadair)

NounEdit

feeder m (genitive feeder, plural feederyn)

  1. spider
  2. weaver

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feeder eeder veeder
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 10:55