Origin of fender
Examples from the Web for fender
When you left the piano for the Fender Rhodes and various synthesizers and came back to it, did it affect the way you play piano?
He bought a Fender Stratocaster guitar when he was young, but it remained untouched in his room for years.Yo La Tengo and the Birth of Indie Rock: ‘Big Day Coming’ Reviewed|Alyssa Noel|June 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He could hear the drops fall, and see the red on the fender.The Plattner Story and Others|H. G. Wells
Ann dropped the poker into the fender with some éclat and stood up and looked at her hot face in the glass.Kipps|H. G. Wells
A dropping coal clicked in the grate, and Kathleen's small slipper tapped on the fender.Kathleen|Christopher Morley
From time to time a plough ran on the elevated, or on the trolley tracks, and sent the snow in fan-like spurts from the fender.Flamsted quarries|Mary E. Waller
He turned away and considered, with one foot on the fender and chin-whisker in hand.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
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Word Origin for Fender
Word Origin and History for fender
late 13c., shortening of defender. Used of attachments to boats at first, of fireplaces since 1680s; application to automobiles is 1919.