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FOD'DER, noun

1. Food or dry food for cattle, horses and sheep, as hay, straw and other kinds of vegetables. The word is never applied to pasture.

2. In mining, a measure containing 20 hundred, or 22 1/2 hundred.

FOD'DER, verb transitive To feed with dry food, or cut grass, etc.; to furnish with hay, straw, oats, etc. Farmers fodder their cattle twice or thrice in a day.