[ men-der ]
/ ˈmɛn dər /


a person or thing that mends.
a piece of sheet metal that has been imperfectly tinned but that may be retinned to an acceptable standard.

Origin of mender

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at mend, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for mender



late 14c., agent noun from mend (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper