late 15c., agent noun from wound (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for wounder

Historical Examples of wounder

  • That canyon must be a wounder, and the sea and the misty mountains and the brown hills.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort

  • Indras, as an ant, is the wounder, the biter of the serpent.

  • I lay a long time just in the wounder of the wounderful free air and rain.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort

  • The wound would not close, and an oracle told Telephus "the wounder shall heal."

    Euripedes and His Age

    Gilbert Murray

  • Marko cannot now open his hand, but his wounder was sped to the happy hunting-grounds there and then, as he modestly relates.