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.