ridder

noun (1)
rid·​der | \ ˈridə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of ridder

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly England
: a sieve especially for sifting grain

ridder

noun (2)
\ ˈridə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of ridder (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that rids

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History and Etymology for ridder

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Old English hrider, hridder (sieve)

Noun (2)

rid entry 1 + -er

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“Ridder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ridder. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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