Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To bind or make tight with edder; fasten, as the tops of hedge-stakes, by interweaving edder.
  • noun An adder; a serpent.
  • noun A fish like a mackerel.
  • noun A hedge.
  • noun The binding at the top of stakes used in making hedges. Sometimes called eddering. Wright.
  • noun In Scotland, straw ropes used in thatching corn-ricks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Flexible wood worked into the top of hedge stakes, to bind them together.
  • transitive verb obsolete To bind the top interweaving edder.
  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. An adder or serpent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Flexible wood worked into the top of hedge stakes, to bind them together.
  • verb obsolete To bind the top interweaving edder.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Anglo-Saxon edor hedge, fence; akin to etar.

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