put on the feedbag

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put on the (old) feedbag

slang To begin eating; to have a meal. I can't wait to get to Grandma's and put on the old feedbag. She always cooks the tastiest food! What do you say we put on the feedbag before we head out?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

put on the feedbag

and put on the nosebag and tie on the nosebag
tv. to prepare to eat; to eat a meal. (Refers to a bag of feed tied under a horse’s mouth.) I’m starved. Must be time to put on the feedbag. Let’s go to Mickey D’s and tie on the feedbag.
See also: feedbag, on, put
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Big bucks have rolled through the lovesick stage of the rut, chasing does all over and expending a ton of energy, so now it's time for them to rest up and put on the feedbag. When this is the case, my strategy boils down to setting up fort on the right food plot, then putting in the time and hunting it correctly.