- 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
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Ay, Miss Anne, said Mrs. Melder; but the like o you disna ken.
Santa Clara may be the surname, Mrs. Melder, said Anne, smiling at the conjunction.
Melder of corn; the quantity sent to the mill and ground at one time.English As We Speak It in Ireland
P. W. Joyce
Mrs. Melder had been told to call her Lilias, and affection had already contracted the name into the familiar diminutive of Lilie.
Na, its no sae muckle for that, said Mrs. Melder; though I have a cauld tremble whiles when I think o the water.