feed dog

noun

Definition of feed dog

: a notched piece of metal on a sewing machine that feeds material into position under the needle

First Known Use of feed dog

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Feed dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feed%20dog. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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