Definition of Gadder

1. n. One who roves about idly, a rambling gossip.



Definition of Gadder

1. Noun. One who roves about idly, a rambling gossip. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A drilling or perforating machine or apparatus for mining and mineral exploration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gadder

1. one that gads about [n -S]

Medical Definition of Gadder

1. One who roves about idly, a rambling gossip. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadder

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gadder (current term)
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Literary usage of Gadder

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1. Handbook of Rock Excavation, Methods and Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1916)
"The holes in the row next to the building were not charged, but the blast caused the rock to crack along the line of these uncharged holes. The gadder. ..."

2. Rock Excavation: Methods and Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1904)
"The gadder.—The Ingersoll gadder is a'machine shown in Fig. 22. It is simply an ordinary rock drill mounted upon a block which can be raised or lowered on ..."

3. Stones for Building and Decoration by George Perkins Merrill (1908)
"INGERSOL STANDARD gadder AT WORK. (4) GRINDING AND POLISHING MACHINES. In the larger works the grinding and polishing already described is now done by steam ..."

4. Stones for Building and Decoration by George Perkins Merrill (1903)
"The diamond gadder is shown on page 409. According to the company's circular the machine takes its name from the class of work for which it was especially ..."

5. An English-Welsh Pronouncing Dictionary: With Preliminary Observations on ...by William Spurrell by William Spurrell (1872)
"... cist nf, gadder score ; 120 pence, 10s., half a sovereign Chwi -on n, swift turn Chwi pn, yon, ..."

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