reeder

noun
reed·​er | \ -də(r) \
plural -s

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

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History and Etymology for reeder

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 27 Oct. 2021.

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