ridder

1 of 2

noun (1)

rid·​der
ˈridə(r)
plural -s
chiefly England
: a sieve especially for sifting grain

ridder

2 of 2

noun (2)

ˈridə(r)
plural -s
: one that rids

Word History

Etymology

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 25 Jul. 2024.

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