a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
A trough for animals to eat from.
Origin: From mangoire, menjoere, from mangier (modern French manger).
a trough or open box in which fodder is placed for horses or cattle to eat
the fore part of the deck, having a bulkhead athwart ships high enough to prevent water which enters the hawse holes from running over it
Origin: [F. mangeoire, fr. manger to eat, fr. L. manducare, fr. mandere to chew. Cf. Mandible, Manducate.]
Manger is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It was created as Manger formannskapsdistrikt in 1837. On 1 January 1871 the district Herdla with 2,484 inhabitants split away to form a municipality of its own, and on 1 January 1910 the same thing happened with Hjelme. The splits left Manger with a population of 4,453. Manger was to be divided again on 1 July 1924, when the new municipalities Bø and Sæbø were created. After this final split Manger had a population of 1,426. On 1 January 1964 Manger was merged with Hordabø and parts of Herdla, Sæbø, Lindås and Austrheim to form the new municipality Radøy. Prior to the merger Hordabø had 1,344 inhabitants.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mānj′ėr, n. a trough in which food is laid for horses and cattle.—Dog in the manger, one who will neither enjoy something himself nor let others do so—also adjectively. [O. Fr. mangeoire—mangier, to eat—L. manducus, a glutton—mandĕre, to chew.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A small berthing in the bows, extending athwart the deck of a ship-of-war immediately within the hawse-holes, and separated on the after-part from the rest of the deck by the manger-board, a strong coaming rather higher than the hawse-holes, serving to prevent the ingress of the sea when the cables are bent; this water is returned to the sea through the manger-scuppers, which are made large for that purpose.
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The numerical value of manger in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of manger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of manger in a Sentence
We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.
As long as I am mayor, I’m going to do what I think is right and I’m not moving that manger scene.
It appears that the mother, in this case, felt her newborn child would be found safely in the church and chose to place the baby in the manger because it was the warmest place.
One thing that struck me most of a manger, is the wide variety of people who come in, we see older customers bring in their adult children. It's normal people using it. It's everyday people in your neighborhood.
Kids, I wanted to tell you today that here is no such thing as Santa Claus, santa Claus does not exist. The Christmas season is about Jesus. Jesus was born 2016 years ago, he was born in a manger in a small town called Bethlehem.
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- pessebreCatalan, Valencian
- koryto, žlabCzech
- παχνί, φάτνηGreek
- mangeoire, crècheFrench
- кормушка, яслиRussian
- годівниця, яслаUkrainian
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