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Example sentences for provender

The leviathans come in through the extravagant provender, pumping their great flukes.
Out here, nothing but stumpy cactus and tumbleweeds and a few old dry bones, provender unfit for the dead.
In order to manage an ungovernable beast he must be stinted in his provender.
Whatever game reaches the table is symbolic, a sign of a successful outing rather than necessary provender.
The animals do leave the ground, however, and ascend shrubs and low trees for especially desirable provender.
Pa, answered with free medical advice for any disease and other provender.
The daily provender of a giraffe weighs about fifty pounds.
The frosts and prairie fires having swept away nearly all the forage, provender for the horses and cattle grew scarce.

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