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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fodder  \Fod"der\,  n.  [AS.  f?dder,  f?ddor,  fodder  (also  sheath 
  case),  fr  f?da  food;  akin  to  D.  voeder,  OHG.  fuotar  G. 
  futter,  Icel.  f?r,  Sw  &  Dan.  foder.  [root]75.  See  Food  Land 
  cf  {Forage},  {Fur}.] 
  That  which  is  fed  out  to  cattle  horses,  and  sheep,  as  hay, 
  cornstalks,  vegetables,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fodder  \Fod"der\,  v.t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Foddered}  (-d?rd);  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Foddering}.] 
  To  feed,  as  cattle,  with  dry  food  or  cut  grass,  etc.;to 
  furnish  with  hay,  straw,  oats,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fodder  \Fod"der\,  n.  [See  1st  {Fother}.] 
  A  weight  by  which  lead  and  some  other  metals  were  formerly 
  sold,  in  England,  varying  from  191/2  to  24  cwt.;  a  fother. 
  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fodder 
  n  :  coarse  food  (especially  for  cattle  and  horses)  composed  of 
  entire  plants  or  the  leaves  and  stalks  of  a  cereal  crop 
  v  :  give  fodder  (to  domesticated  animals) 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Fodder 
  Heb.  belil,  (Job  6:5),  meaning  properly  a  mixture  or  medley 
  (Lat.  farrago),  "made  up  of  various  kinds  of  grain,  as  wheat, 
  barley,  vetches,  and  the  like  all  mixed  together,  and  then  sown 
  or  given  to  cattle"  (Job  24:6,  A.V.  "corn,"  R.V.  "provender;" 
  Isa.  30:24,  provender"). 
 




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