Fod"der (?), n. [See 1st Fother.]

A weight by which lead and some other metals were formerly sold, in England, varying from 19

[Obs.]

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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