Definition of ridger in US English:

ridger

(also redger)

noun

  • 1A broad strap or chain passing over a cart saddle, and serving to support the shafts; = ridge-band. In later use chiefly English regional (southern).

  • 2Agriculture. An implement for ridging soil.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in William Ellis (c1700–1758), agriculturist and writer. Partly from ridge + -er, and partly from ridge + -er.

Pronunciation

ridger

/rɪdʒə/