Definition of Spelder

1. speld [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: speld



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spelder

speise
speises
speiskobalt
speiss
speisses
spek
spekboom
spekbooms
speke
speks
spelaean
spelaeologist
spelaeology
speld
spelded
spelder (current term)
speldered
spelders
speldin
spelding
speldings
speldins
speldrin
speldrins
spelds
spelean
spelencephaly
speleo-
speleological
speleologically

Literary usage of Spelder

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1. Contested Etymologies in the Dictionary of the Rev. W. W. Skeat by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1882)
"It would be a most violent assumption to suppose that the verb spelder is here a ... For one thing, the term spelder is by no means confined to such minute ..."

2. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"spelder, va To spell; to work out syllable by syllable. • To spell, to tell the letters of a word one by one, pointing them out with a spill, ..."

3. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"spelder it out if you can," make out the writing. ... He 's ept at his spelder- ing," apt or ready. ..."

4. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"spelder it out if you can," make out the writing. ... He's ept at his spelder- ing," apt or ready. ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To spelder, ». a. I. To split, to spread open ; as, ... To rack the limbs in striding, S. [spelder, ». A fall backwards, as on ice, in which the body is ..."

6. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"In Yorkshire it is called to spelder, from spelder or spilder, a splinter.—Hal. ... and spelder correspond to E. spill, spilder, ..."

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