reeder

noun

reed·​er
-də(r)
plural -s
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

Word History

Etymology

Middle English redare, from reden to reed + -are -er

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“Reeder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reeder. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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