chickenfeed :

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  • n  a trifling sum of money

  • Hooves, ears, tails were sold for glue and oil; ground bones and scraps for chickenfeed ; hides for baseballs and shoes ; blood for fertilizer; casings for German sausage.
  • Because the high price of chickenfeed is forcing many farmers to slaughter their hens, eggs are both scarce and more expensive.

  • Bob Crow in Reuters India
    Transport workers in London will look at Boris Johnson's claim that 250,000 pounds a year for moonlighting in a second job is 'chickenfeed' and wonder just what planet he's living on,said Bob Crow, the head of the RMT transport union. "Our...

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