Definition of reeder
1 : one that reeds: such as a : one that thatches with reeds b : a textile worker who replaces the broken reeds of a loom or draws the warp threads through the reeds c : a worker who tapes a reed or wire on sweatband leathers
2 : a reed-covered frame to protect drying china clay
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of reeder
Middle English redare, from reden to reed + -are -er
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up reeder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).