Definition of fodder:
food for animals; a weight by which lead and some other metals were formerly sold, in England, varying from 19 1/2 to 24 cwt
.; a fother
"1866, Now measured by the old hundred, that is, 108 lbs. the charrus contains nearly 19 1/2 hundreds, that is it corresponds to the fodder, or fother, of modern times. &mdash"