What is manger?

  • (noun): A container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed.
    Synonyms: trough


A manger or trough is a feeder of carved stone, wood, or metal construction used to hold food for animals (as in a stable). Mangers are mostly used in livestock raising. They are also used to feed wild animals, e.g., in nature reserves. The word comes from the French manger (meaning "to eat"), from Latin manducare (meaning "to chew").

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Manger (disambiguation)
... A manger is a trough or box of carved stone or wood construction used to hold food for animals ... Manger may also refer to People Albert Manger, American weightlifter Itzik Manger, Yiddish writer Josef Manger, German weightlifter Rosi Manger, Swiss curler Other Manger, Norway Manger Square, a square in ...
Hay–Adams Hotel - History
... The Hay–Adams was purchased in the 1930s by hotel magnate Julius Manger ... Manger was primarily a New York City hotel owner who owned 18 hotels in NYC including the St Regis, Peninsula (formerly the Gotham) and the Hotel Netherland (currently ... Julius Manger bought the Hay Adams House in 1933 where he resided until his death in March 1937, he also purchased the Annapolis and Hamilton hotels located in Washington DC ...
Itzik Manger - Acclaim in Israel and Elsewhere
... Unlike most other exiled Yiddish writers, Manger was able to achieve significant success in Israeli literary and theatrical circles ... Dov Seltzer directed a highly popular production of Manger's Songs of the Megillah, breaking the Israeli taboo on Yiddish theatre ... When he died in 1969, Manger was mourned as an Israeli national poet ...
Manger Square
... Manger Square (Arabic ميدان المهد‎) is an important city square in the center of Bethlehem ... It takes its name from the manger where Jesus is said to have been born which, according to Christian dogma, is in the Church of the Nativity, possibly the oldest ... Also around Manger Square is the Mosque of Omar (the city's only mosque) and the Palestinian Peace Center ...
Manger, Norway
... Manger is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway ... It was created as Manger formannskapsdistrikt in 1837 ... The splits left Manger with a population of 4,453 ...

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