polder[ pohl-der ]SEE DEFINITION OF polder
Synonyms for polder
- peat bog
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLDER
The Dutch polder are not flatter or greener than are these intervening meadows.
Polder's intense countenance was sombre, his brow corrugated.
All this failed to detract from his initial dislike of young Polder.
Polder lifted the goblet to his lips, but set it back untasted.
Howat Penny was acutely uncomfortable, and Polder scowled at his plate.
He had judged Polder solely in the light of an old standard.
Howat Penny was aware of a growing sympathy for young Polder.
Polder rose as he approached, and Mariana struggled upright.
He recognized that Polder was more drawn than he had first observed.
"If you gather anything you are lucky," Polder replied gloomily.
c.1600, from Dutch polder, from Middle Dutch polre, related to East Frisian poller, polder, of unknown origin.