larder


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lar·der

 (lär′dər)
n.
1. A place, such as a pantry or cellar, where food is stored.
2. A supply of food.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin lārdārium, from Latin lārdum, bacon.]

larder

(ˈlɑːdə)
n
a room or cupboard, used as a store for food
[C14: from Old French lardier, from lard]

lar•der

(ˈlɑr dər)

n.
1. a room or place where food is kept; pantry.
2. a supply of food.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French lardier. See lard, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.larder - a supply of food especially for a household
commissariat, provisions, viands, victuals, provender - a stock or supply of foods
2.larder - a small storeroom for storing foods or wineslarder - a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
still room, stillroom - a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
storage room, storeroom, stowage - a room in which things are stored

larder

noun pantry, store, cupboard, storeroom, scullery The larder was stocked with tasty home-made jams and chutneys.
Translations
spíž
spisekammer
ruokakomero
smočnica
kamra
búr
食料置場
식료품 저장실
podėlissandėliukas
pieliekamais
špajza
skafferi
ตู้เก็บอาหาร
tủ đựng thức ăn

larder

[ˈlɑːdəʳ] Ndespensa f

larder

[ˈlɑːrr] ngarde-manger m inv

larder

n (esp Brit) (= room)Speisekammer f; (= cupboard)Speiseschrank m

larder

[ˈlɑːdəʳ] ndispensa

larder

(ˈlaːdə) noun
a room or cupboard where food is stored in a house.

larder

مَوْضِعٌ لِـحِفْظِ الأَطْعِمَةِ spíž spisekammer Speisekammer κελάρι alacena ruokakomero garde-manger smočnica dispensa 食料置場 식료품 저장실 provisiekamer spiskammer spiżarnia despensa кладовая skafferi ตู้เก็บอาหาร kiler tủ đựng thức ăn 贮藏处
References in classic literature ?
THE water was all slippy- sloppy in the larder and in the back passage.
But in later life it is found that merely going to the larder does not cause fish to be there; after a series of random movements it is found that this result is to be caused by going to the City in the morning and coming back in the evening.
Pontellier's absence, and she begged her to take all thought and responsibility of the larder upon her own shoulders.
The owners, who officiate as caterers for the voyage, supply the larder with an abundance of dainties.
Were you never in the larder, where cheeses lie on the shelves, and hams hang from above; where one dances about on tallow candles: that place where one enters lean, and comes out again fat and portly?
So this little book fed me in a very hungry place; and I, in my turn, intend to feed my reader, with one or two little lunches from the same larder.
After welcoming their sisters, they triumphantly displayed a table set out with such cold meat as an inn larder usually affords, exclaiming, "Is not this nice?
You see that wicked men don't break into her larder when she's out at HER work--helping poor souls who have lost their way.
Wal, I puts up my larder dis yer side; 'tan't no go;--den, cause I don't try dere no more, but puts my larder right de contrar side, an't I persistent?
He thrust the little man aside as he spoke, and mounting on the steps, which were half let down, pulled down the blind by force, and stared into the chaise like an ogre into his larder.
Game, too, was plentiful and the electric rifles of Tom and Ned added to the larder.
Some had no spare room, some had a larder less well stocked than usual, some had sickness in the family, some were "unequally yoked together with unbelievers" who disliked strange ministers.