What does the word fodder mean?

Usage examples for fodder

  1. He should have had a horse, yes, but he cannot keep a horse till he can provide more fodder. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  2. Standing up on the bags of fodder Marcu saw the black smoke that rose from his camp. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various