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- n. Plural form of fudder.
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The more celebrated of the wines are all fermented in casks; and then, after being repeatedly racked, suffered to remain for years in large _fudders_ of 250 gallons, to acquire perfection by time.
The wines mellow best in large vessels; hence the celebrated Heidelberg tun, thirty-one feet long by twenty-one high, and holding one hundred and fifty _fudders_, or six hundred hogsheads.