sider

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

side +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

sider (plural siders)

  1. One who takes a side.
    • (Can we date this quote by Robert Ram and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?), The Souldiers Catechisme
      enemies of God and our Religion, and siders with Antichrist

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sider (countable and uncountable, plural siders)

  1. Obsolete form of cider.

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَدْر(ṣadr). The initial emphatic ṣ- was levelled towards the following plain -d-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sider m (plural isdra)

  1. (anatomy) chest
  2. (anatomy) a woman’s breasts collectively
    Synonym: żejżiet (plural)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The use for “breasts” exists also in English chest, but it is more common and less euphemistic in Maltese. Compare e.g. kanċer tas-sider (breast cancer).

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French cisdre, sidre, from Medieval Latin sīcera, from Ancient Greek σίκερα (síkera), from Hebrew שֵׁכָר(šēḵār). Doublet of ciser.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiːdrə/, /ˈsiːdər/

Noun[edit]

sider (uncountable)

  1. Hard cider or an analogous beverage made of other fruits.
  2. Any alcoholic beverage of great strength and potency.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: cider
  • Scots: cedar (obsolete)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

sider m or f

  1. indefinite plural of side
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Wikipedia no

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sider m (definite singular sideren, indefinite plural sidere or sidre or sidrer, definite plural siderne or sidrene)

  1. cider (alcoholic beverage)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sider f

  1. indefinite plural of side
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French cidre, from Latin sicera, from Ancient Greek σίκερα (síkera, fermented liquor, strong drink), of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sider m (definite singular sideren, indefinite plural sidrar, definite plural sidrane)

  1. cider (alcoholic beverage)

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