Examples from the Web for larder
At home, war has focused their attention on that most Ukrainian of treasures: a larder of homegrown preserves.
You have taken to gnawing on dried pasta, the only thing left in your larder after days of gorging.So You Are Enduring a Temporarily Paralyzing Winter Storm|Kelly Williams Brown|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the side dishes are going to be mostly true to the American larder as we understand it.
Search in the larder revealed the groats, and the nurse began the cooking over the gas-stove.Married Life|May Edginton
My larder is, as you see, poor enough; but if you are hungry one can always try and procure an omelette.The Duel|A. I. Kuprin
Our larder was not over and above flush, and a few fish would prove quite acceptable.A Pirate of Parts|Richard Neville
The witness said, in his examination, I saw the mayor in the larder, on the ground-floor.
Mrs. Beale had gone home, of course, but we went into the larder.Oswald Bastable and Others|Edith Nesbit
British Dictionary definitions for larder
Word Origin for larder
Word Origin and History for larder
c.1300, "supply of salt pork, bacon, and other meats," later in reference to the room for processing and storing such (late 14c.), from Anglo-French larder, Old French lardier "a place for meats," from Medieval Latin lardarium "a room for meats," from Latin lardum "lard, bacon" (see lard (n.)). Meaning "department of the royal household or of a monastic house in charge of stored meats" is mid-15c. Surname Lardner "person in charge of a larder" is attested from mid-12c.