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Definition of "larder" []

  • A place, such as a pantry or cellar, where food is stored. (noun)
  • A supply of food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "larder" in a sentence
  • "Having partly roasted the remainder of the birds, as well as the frogs and lizards, to assist in preserving them we hung them up in a shady place which we called our larder, under a thick branch, where we hoped they would keep sweet till they were required for food."
  • "It's similar to the English word larder, where perishable food and drink were stored before we all had refrigerators."
  • "The word "larder" is a nice one, because it means both a place where food is stored, and a supply of food, especially for a household."