One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A glazed sliding door which opens on to an outdoor area.‘there are ranchsliders to a timber deck off the lounge’
- ‘Watching the passing scenery from your bed through a ranchslider is a delicious treat.’
- ‘In one corner I had a ranchslider and a bigger window put in so if I wanted to I could build living quarters if need be.’
- ‘Her friends tried to pull her inside the house but her leg got caught in the ranchslider and the dog continued to bite her.’
- ‘They used a spade to smash their way through a ranchslider.’
- ‘The curtains by the ranchslider in the video don't show any sign of damp or mould.’
- ‘He heard a heavy bang, before the glass in his ranchslider broke.’
- ‘She escaped the carnage after the ranchslider caved in, raining glass into her lounge.’
- ‘She was watching TV with her 13-year-old son when the ranchslider started to shake violently.’
- ‘The shopping bags are piled up against the ranchslider when I return.’
- ‘The ball bounced on the desk in front of me, then skated along the carpet towards the ranchslider.’
1950s: from ranch + slider.
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