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Word: fodder

Definition: coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food

Sentences Containing 'fodder'

The stabler of the iron horse was up early this winter morning by the light of the stars amid the mountains, to fodder and harness his steed.
``Corn, my boy, for fodder; corn for fodder.''
All along, the bordering willows have been denuded of leaves, showing how long the people have been at work gathering this fodder for their animals.
So too, in this great Fair of life, some, like the cattle, trouble themselves about nothing but the fodder.
Know all of you, who are busied about land, slaves and public posts, that these are nothing but fodder!
So are the lookers-on by the traders: aye, and if the beasts had any sense, they would deride those who thought much of anything but fodder!

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