ridger

noun (1)
ridg·​er | \ ˈrijə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of ridger

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, British

ridger

noun (2)
plural -s

Definition of ridger (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that ridges: such as
c : an implement for making levees in the check system of irrigation

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History and Etymology for ridger

Noun (1)

ridge entry 1 + -er

Noun (2)

ridge entry 2 + -er

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“Ridger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ridger. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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