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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ A meals-on-wheels service was started in Keyingham in 1963, which still operates and serves up to 20 people twice a week.
▪ It is understood the North Down and Ards Unit may introduce the new meals-on-wheels system within the next few months.
▪ The meals-on-wheels service and many other services would not have had to be cut.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

meals on wheels \meals on wheels\, meals-on-wheels \meals-on-wheels\n. A program that delivers hot meals to persons, such as the elderly or disabled, who are confined to their homes and unable to cook for themselves; also, the meals thus delivered. Such programs are usually conducted by governmental or charitable organizations.