from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A rambler; one who roves idly about.
- noun In quarrying, same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who roves about idly, a rambling gossip.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun One who
rovesabout idly, a rambling gossip.
- noun obsolete A drilling or perforating machine or apparatus for mining and mineral exploration.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
*Sits dowwn furr a minit to gadder self adn aboid splorting*
Yesh, yesh, der b Fronschy paestreez four awl, doan wurree UK, iz nebber 2 layte, ai gadder upP teh bes wunz an gib dem 2 u!
For if she be a noted reveller, a gadder, a singer, a pranker or dancer, than take heed of her.
"You can try de 'speriment, if you please," said Primus, cooly, "and when dey is knock out, I advise you to gadder dem up for you own use."
Den dey all gadder in de circle an 'fo' dey git dey supply, dey got ta do de pigeon wing.
Not that Kate was a gadder about or a gossip, but she was sleeveless, dawdling, and dreamy, and always behindhand.
Abhor a person of no imploy, or gadder along the streets; for they are fit for nothing.
"Well, old Fifth Avenue gadder!" called a gay voice.
The girl must be sixteen, or thereabout, of decent behaviour and tractable, no gadder or lover of finery, healthy, able to read, an early riser, and, if possible, devout.
"A woman can't keep a house neat and trim like this, and be a social gadder," he observed.