enough (food) to feed Coxey's Army

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enough (food) to feed Coxey's Army

A very large, perhaps excessive, amount of food. "Coxey's Army" was a group of unemployed workers who marched on Washington, DC, in 1894, led by US businessman Jacob Coxey. Aw, stay for dinner. My mom always makes enough to feed Coxey's Army anyway. We have enough food here to feed Coxey's Army, so please take some over to Maria and Al.
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