graze, noun

EnglishShow more Transferred use of English graze to eat (something), usually of animals but also (slang) of people.
1970 K. Nicol Informant, DurbanWe only got an eintjie graze at the hostel.
1976 Blossom in Darling 7 Jan. 87You wouldn’t believe the mince pies..and other graze..over the festive season by our house. Enough wors to stretch to Brits and back.
1977 C. Hope in S. Gray Theatre Two (1981) 51Jimmie:..(He moves over to the food table) Hey, hey, lekker graze.
1979 M. Anderson in Sunday Times 21 Oct. (Mag. Sect.) 1Listen, China — I gotta duck so I can catch a graze..check you later.
1985 H. Prendini in Style Oct. 40In the army, food is ‘graze’, ‘chow’, or ‘munchies’.
1994 Sunday Times 23 Jan. 28 (advt)Let’s zip down to [the] cafe and get us a packet of slap chips. The greasier the better...Ay chinas, now that’s good graze.
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