feed nut

feed nut

[′fēd ‚nət]
(mechanical engineering)
The threaded sleeve fitting around the feed screw on a gear-feed drill swivel head, which is rotated by means of paired gears driven from the spindle or feed shaft.
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Lawney says: "Unlike most yards we still feed nuts, oats and chaff and I will play around tailoring a diet to each horse." You get the impression that if one needed rhubarb crumble and calvados then that is what it would get.
Hopefully they won't dig the place up too much!" Reared on feed nuts and fallen apples during the autumn season, the pigs roam freely near a pond fed by the River Clwyd just 300 yards away.
"The lamb pushes in and has a drink and also helps himself to Daisy's feed nuts."