Definition of fodder:
sustenance, give, nutrition, nutriment, item, fishmeal, whipping boy, nourishment, birdseed, viands, bone meal, issue, topic, matter, target, provender, cud, fresh fish, referent, sacrificial lamb, victuals, stooge, feed, toy, feedbag, corn, pabulum, diet, fare, dog biscuit, forage, aliment, subject, food, subject matter, ground, victim, plaything, birdseed, pawn, theme, regimen, question, cannon fodder, Cinderella.
When corn- fodder is gone, we use green clover, then turnip, cabbage and green rye in turn and then just before a snow storm we cut a large quantity of the frozen rye and pile it up in the shade, where, of course, it will neither heat or thaw.- "Natural and Artificial Duck Culture", James Rankin.
- "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.