Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mower.

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  • noun obsolete Meadow.
  • noun A mower.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *medere, from Old English mǣþere ("a mower"), equivalent to math +‎ -er.

Examples

  • Hey ya, goesh-go, meader, ktown, Ms. Adams--you nighthawks want some scrambled syntax with American cheese?

    George's Diner.

  • Page 151 meader whar thar were a mowin'-scythe with the blade standin 'up, Flyin'-jib run chug aginst it with sich force that it split him wide open frum the eend uv his nose to the tip uv his tail.

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

  • "You slip around along the right side of this meader, an 'I'll take the left side.

    The Last Trail

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