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English citations of fooder

sense: animal feed[edit]

  • 1869 April, "The economization of feeding-stuffs", in The Country Gentleman's Magazine, page 325[1]:
    All the fooder he cuts and steams, feeding the animals twice a-day with the steamed food, and giving them dry hay in the middle of the day.
  • 1909 August, George Presbury Rowell, "Switzerland II", in New England Magazine, page 725[2]:
    The hay rack is by no means always called into requisition for housing the fooder.
  • 1981, J. J. Colleau and G. Lienard, "The Economic Comparison Between the Holstein and Norman Breeds", in, G. J. More O'Ferrall, editor, Beef Production from Different Dairy Breeds and Dairy Beef Crosses, Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science volume 21, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, →ISBN, page 296:
    Of course, the result depends on the management conditions, especially on the quality of the fooders used for food: the advantage of the Holstein is less clear when it is impossible to use maizesilage for winter food.
  • 2007 edition, S. P. Bhatnagar, Power of Science 6, Scholar Publishing House, →ISBN, page 31:
    After harvesting, the next step is to separate grains from the crop. [] The remaining husk or chaff is used as the fooder for animals.

sense: cask[edit]

sense: fother, measure of lead[edit]

  • 1515 August 7, Roger Eyre, will, in, 1884, Testamenta Eboracensia volume 5, page 66[3]:
    To the Prior of Lenton abbey a fooder of lede to the use of the howse. To th'abbott of Beacheffe an other fooder of lede, to the use of the sayd howse.
  • 1903, Frederic A. Wood, Collections for a Parochial History of Chew Magna, [self-published], page 77[4]:
    Lead, ½ fooder.
    Bell metal, 100 lbs.
  • 1882, Somersetshire Archæological and Natural History Society, Proceedings, 1881, volume 27, page 67[5]:
    There were in the chapel two chalices, weighing 18½ ozs.; ornaments, praysed at 2s. 5d.; lead, three fooder—about three tons (a fother of lead is 19 cwt.); and bell metal from two bells, ½ cwt.