Main meanings of looder in English

: looder1looder2

looder1

Pronunciation /ˈluːdə/

noun

Scottish, Irish
  • 1A long stout wooden bar or lever; (formerly) especially one used for lifting millstones.

    Sc. National Dict. (at lewder n.) records the word as still in use with specific reference to lifting millstones in north-east Scotland in 1960.

  • 2A long, stout, rough stick.

  • 3A heavy blow or stroke. Now chiefly Irish English.

  • 4The platform or floor supporting the stones in a mill; specifically (in a hand mill) the wooden block or bench on which the mill rests and the meal falls. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From early Scandinavian, in later use in sense 2 perhaps partly reinforced by association with Irish liúdar stroke, blow.

Main meanings of looder in English

: looder1looder2

looder2

Pronunciation /ˈluːdə/

verb

Scottish, Irish
  • To give (a person) a severe beating; to thrash.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From looder.