[ mel-der ]

  1. the quantity of meal ground at one time; the yield of meal from a crop or specific amount of grain.

Origin of melder

1400–50; late Middle English meltyre<Old Norse meldr grain or meal in the mill

Words Nearby melder Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use melder in a sentence

  • Ay, Miss Anne, said Mrs. melder; but the like o you disna ken.

    Merkland | Mrs. Oliphant
  • Santa Clara may be the surname, Mrs. melder, said Anne, smiling at the conjunction.

    Merkland | Mrs. Oliphant
  • melder of corn; the quantity sent to the mill and ground at one time.

  • Mrs. melder had been told to call her Lilias, and affection had already contracted the name into the familiar diminutive of Lilie.

    Merkland | Mrs. Oliphant
  • Na, its no sae muckle for that, said Mrs. melder; though I have a cauld tremble whiles when I think o the water.

    Merkland | Mrs. Oliphant