1) A word of Scandinavian origin for a quantity of meal ground at one time (OED).

It has been noted in different parts of Yorkshire: 1611 a melder at Airton milne

1653-5 Item given to An the daryemaid to make the melder with 1s, Stockeld

1719-20 that they make their Melders of oate Shilling at their said Mills, Beeston.

dates 1611 1653-1655 1719-1720

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