- A large flat-bottomed towed or self-propelled boat used mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods or bulk cargo.
- A richly decorated ceremonial state vessel propelled by rowers for river processions.
- A large flat-bottomed coastal trading vessel having a large spritsail and jib-headed topsail, a fore staysail and a very small mizen, and having leeboards instead of a keel.
- One of the boats of a warship having fourteen oars
- The wooden disk in which bread or biscuit is placed on a mess table.
- (US) A double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat.
- (US, dialect, dated) A large omnibus used for excursions.
- admiral’s barge
- dumb barge
- row barge
- To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner.
- (transitive) To push someone.
- In making this extension, the Metropolitan also built a connection from Farringdon Street towards an overground railway that had just barged its way into the City from Kent. This railway was the London, Chatham & Dover.
- The home side were professionally going about their business and were denied a spot-kick when Dunne clumsily barged Nani off the ball.
- One who feeds, or gives food to another.
- One who feeds, or takes in food.
- One who, or that which, feeds material into something.
- That which is used to feed.
- A tributary stream, especially of a canal.
- A branch line of a railway.
- A transmission line that feeds the electricity for an electricity substation, or for a transmitter.
- (education) A feeder school.
- (shipbuilding, navigation) A feeder ship.
- (US, law) A judge whose law clerks are often selected to become clerks for the Supreme Court.
- (video games, derogatory) A player whose character is killed by the opposing player or team more than once, deliberately or through lack of skills and experience, thus helping the opposing side.
- (obsolete) One who abets another.
- (obsolete) A parasite.
- 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.
- The patch is kind enough, but a huge feeder,
- Snail-slow in profit, and he sleeps by day
- More than the wild-cat; […]
- There are many who are dietarians in theory, but liberal feeders in practice. They suppose or maintain that it is a duty to deny oneself of all luxuries at the table, but practically they take the best that they can get.
- When the claxon sounded they immediately stopped what they were doing and uncovered the Oerlikon. Paddy, who was ammunition feeder, stood by while Jock trained the 20mm gun around.
- a bird feeder
- The surface of the Balaton and the surrounding marshes is not less than 24 German square miles, or 384 English square miles; its principal feeder is the Szala, but all the water it receives appears inconsiderable relatively to its superficial extent, and the quantity lost in evaporation.