fender

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

fend +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɛnd.ə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛndə(r)

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 (third-person singular simple present fenders, present participle fendering, simple past and past participle fendered)

  1. (nautical) To use fenders to protect the side of a boat

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fender (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin findere, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split). Cognate with Portuguese fender and Spanish hendir.

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Verb[edit]

fender (first-person singular present fendo, first-person singular preterite fendín, past participle fendido)

  1. to split, cleave, rip
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 426:
      Et tal colpe lle deu per meo do escudo que logo llo fendeu de çima ata fondo
      And he so hardly stroke his [enemy's] shield by the middle that at the moment he split it, from top to bottom
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 89:
      Quando as ditas llandoas creçeren asy como Nozes, ou mais ou menos, traua dellas llogo et apretaas et fendeas ao llongo con canyuete agudo
      when these growths become big as nuts, give or take, grab them readily and squeeze them and cut them open lengthwise with a sharp knife
  2. to crack
  3. to separate
  4. to break through

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References[edit]

  • fender” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fender” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fender” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fender” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • fender” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English fender

Noun[edit]

fender m (definite singular fenderen, indefinite plural fendere or fendre or fendrer, definite plural fenderne or fendrene)

  1. (nautical) a fender

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Kai (eller bryggje) ved eit fiskebruk i Vardø. Gamle traktordekk vert ofte, slik som her, hengt opp langs kaisida som fenderar mellom skutesida og kaia. (old tractor tyres used as fenders)

Etymology[edit]

From English fender

Noun[edit]

fender m (definite singular fenderen, indefinite plural fenderar, definite plural fenderane)

  1. (nautical) a fender

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin findere, present active infinitive of findō, from Proto-Italic *findō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split).

Verb[edit]

fender (first-person singular present indicative fendo, past participle fendido)

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

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Vilamovian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fender m

  1. forester