fender

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Etymology[edit]

fend +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

fender (plural fenders)

  1. (US) panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels
  2. (US) a shield, usually of plastic or metal, on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water
  3. (nautical) Any shaped cushion-like object normally made from polymers, rubber or wood that is placed along the sides of a boat to prevent damage when moored alongside another vessel or jetty, or when using a lock, etc. Modern variations are cylindrical although older wooden version and rubbing strips can still be found; old tyres are used as a cheap substitute
  4. A low metal framework in front of a fireplace, intended to catch hot coals, soot, and ash

Synonyms[edit]

  • (US, panel of a car which encloses the wheel area): (Australian) guard, (British) wheel arch, (British) wing
  • (US, shield on a bicycle that protects the rider from mud or water): (British) mudguard

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Verb[edit]

fender

  1. to split, cleave, rip
  2. to crack
  3. to separate

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Noun[edit]

fender m

  1. forester