FÓÐER
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FÓÐER
fóður, es; n. I. food, food for cattle, fodder; ălĭmentum, jūmenti pābŭlum Fóðres ne gítsaþ it is not desirous of food, Exon. 114 b; Th. 440, 1; Rä. 59, 11. Twentig púnd-wǽga fóðres twenty pounds weight of fodder, L. In. 70; Th. i. 146, 20. Se ceorl, se ðe hæfþ óðres oxan ahýrod, gif he hæbbe ealle on fóðre to agifanne, agife ealle. Gif he næbbe, agife healf on fóðre, healf on óðrum ceápe the ceorl, who has hired another's oxen, if he have to pay all in fodder, let him give it all. If he have not, let him pay half in fodder, and half in other goods, 60; Th. i. 140, 8-11. II. that in which food is carried,-a basket; cophĭnus = κόφĭνos Genómon ceawlas vel fóðer tŭlērunt cophĭnos, Mt. Lind. Stv. 14, 20. III. that in which food for cattle is carried,-a cart or cart-load, about 19 or 20 cwt. a heavy weight, as we now use the word for a FOTHER of lead, that is 191/2 cwt; vĕhes, plaustrum, nunc massa vel vŏlūmen plumbi He scolde gife sixtiga fóðra wuda, and twælf fóður græfan, and sex fóðer gearda he should give sixty loads of wood, and twelve loads of gravel, and six loads of faggots, Chr. 852; Erl. 67, 37: Cod. Dipl. 508; A. D. 963; Kmbl. ii. 398, 20. [Laym. iii. 22 uoðere, foðer a load: O. Sax. fóðer, uoðer vĕhes: Dut. voeder, n. a cart-load: Ger. fuder, n. a cart-load, tun: M. H. Ger. vuoder, n. a cart-load, tun: O. H. Ger. fuotar, n. thēca, plaustrum.] v. fódder.
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