Ridder vs Rider - What's the difference?
As a noun ridder
is one who, or that which, rids.
As a proper noun rider is
more often spelled ryder.
One who, or that which, rids.
one who rides, often a horse or motorcycle
(politics) a provision annexed to a bill under the consideration of a legislature, having little connection with the subject matter of the bill
(by extension) Something extra or burdensome that is imposed.
* A. S. Hardy
an amendment or addition to an entertainer's performance contract, often covering a performer's equipment or food, drinks, and general comfort requirements
A small, sliding piece of aluminium on a chemical balance, used to determine small weights
(UK, archaic) An agent who went out with samples of goods to obtain orders; a commercial traveller.
(obsolete) One who breaks in or manages a horse.
- This [question] was a rider which Mab found difficult to answer.
(math) A problem of extra difficulty added to another on an examination paper.
An old Dutch gold coin with the figure of a man on horseback stamped upon it.
* J. Fletcher
(mining) Rock material in a vein of ore, dividing it.
(shipbuilding) An interior rib occasionally fixed in a ship's hold, reaching from the keelson to the beams of the lower deck, to strengthen the frame.
- His mouldy money! half a dozen riders .
(nautical) The second tier of casks in a vessel's hold.
A small forked weight which straddles the beam of a balance, along which it can be moved in the manner of the weight on a steelyard.
(obsolete, UK, dialect) A robber.
* white rider (Conquest)
* red rider (War)
* black rider (Famine)
* pale rider (Death)