noun chal·der \ˈchȯdər, -ȧd-\

Definition of chalder



  1. 1 :  a unit of capacity for dry measure formerly used in Scotland equal to 12 quarters or about 96 Winchester bushels

  2. 2 :  chaldron

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Origin and Etymology of chalder

Middle English chaldre, from Middle French chaldere, chaudière kettle, pot, from Late Latin caldaria — more at caldron

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to cast off or become cast off

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