Definitions

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  • n. A gift given to placate someone, especially a spouse, who is angry at the giver.

Etymologies

Borrowing from German DrachenfutterĀ ("dragon food"). (Wiktionary)

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  • A peace offering to a wife from a guilty husband (literally: dragon fodder).

    May 11, 2008