from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Carrying a rider; specifically, having riders or stakes laid across the bars, as a snake fence.
  • In mining, said of the rock in a vein when it is impregnated by vein-materials in strings or narrow strata.


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  • I don't care where you stand on the political spectrum: it's dismaying to know every vital appropriations bill is "ridered" with additional appropriations -- the price for a vote.

    Allan Jenkins' Desirable Roasted Coffee

  • But, for all this, the land that early September morning was a land of peace and plenty, and in field, meadow, and woodland the most foreign note of the landscape was a spot of crimson in the crotch of a high staked and ridered fence on the summit of a little hill, and that spot was a little girl.

    The Heart of the Hills

  • Now, perched in the crotch of a stake - and-ridered fence, he was calmly, searchingly, unsparingly taking stock with himself.

    The Heart of the Hills

  • "I'm coming to see your father, and we'll get some books, and you are going to study so hard that you won't have time to get homesick any more," he said kindly, and Mavis started down the road, climbed the staked and ridered fence, and made her way across the fields.

    The Heart of the Hills

  • The road was enclosed by an old-time staked and ridered fence, of the "worm" pattern.

    The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865

  • It was staked and ridered and its zig-zags were crowded with brambles and wild-plum.

    The Cavalier

  • What, with their army and them boats of theirs in the river, they've got a high fence around us, all staked and ridered. "

    The Rock of Chickamauga A Story of the Western Crisis


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