[ UK /mˈe‍ɪnd‍ʒɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈmeɪndʒɝ/ ]
  1. a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
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How To Use manger In A Sentence

  • (they are catalogued for us, and placed in rows in the shop windows); we purchase _lachryma Christi_ by the dozen; and, for a few sous, may become possessed of the whole paraphernalia of the Holy Manger. Normandy Picturesque
  • A host of excitable angels crowds around the manger's tiny, brightly lit doll. Times, Sunday Times
  • The roof skin is put on here, the feed mangers are added, and all of the internal components, such as the rear tack room, are added.
  • Stone felt a small pang of jealousy, then realised that he could hardly play dog-in-the-manger when he already had a bone for the taking. CORMORANT
  • The two robbers raid a shop in broad daylight and nick a manger stuffed full of rubies and emeralds. The Sun
  • Jesus is coming this time not as a helpless baby in a manger, not as a man of sorrows, but as victor and conqueror to claim his own.
  • Next, from the garde-manger, where she had hidden it, she produced this hand-written acrostiche: French Word-A-Day:
  • There were still relics like this lurking in farm buildings when I started out on my agricultural life: I recall finding a woodworm-infected patten lying in the manger of a stable a week or so after the last draught horse had been put to sleep. Country diary: North Derbyshire
  • What an honest fellow was that same mumper who had forewarned us of all these things, and bid us take notice of the mangers above the racks! Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • Fans, former players and mangers are now demanding to know where it all went wrong.
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