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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rider  \Rid"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  rides. 
  2.  Formerly,  an  agent  who  went  out  with  samples  of  goods  to 
  obtain  orders  a  commercial  traveler.  [Eng.] 
  3.  One  who  breaks  or  manages  a  horse.  --Shak. 
  4.  An  addition  or  amendment  to  a  manuscript  or  other 
  document,  which  is  attached  on  a  separate  piece  of  paper; 
  in  legislative  practice,  an  additional  clause  annexed  to  a 
  bill  while  in  course  of  passage;  something  extra  or 
  burdensome  that  is  imposed. 
  After  the  third  reading,  a  foolish  man  stood  up  to 
  propose  a  rider.  --Macaulay. 
  This  [question]  was  a  rider  which  Mab  found 
  difficult  to  answer.  --A.  S.  Hardy. 
  5.  (Math.)  A  problem  of  more  than  usual  difficulty  added  to 
  another  on  an  examination  paper. 
  6.  [D.  rijder.]  A  Dutch  gold  coin  having  the  figure  of  a  man 
  on  horseback  stamped  upon  it 
  His  moldy  money  !  half  a  dozen  riders.  --J. 
  7.  (Mining)  Rock  material  in  a  vein  of  ore,  dividing  it 
  8.  (Shipbuilding)  An  interior  rib  occasionally  fixed  in  a 
  ship's  hold  reaching  from  the  keelson  to  the  beams  of  the 
  lower  deck,  to  strengthen  her  frame.  --Totten. 
  9.  (Naut.)  The  second  tier  of  casks  in  a  vessel's  hold 
  10.  A  small  forked  weight  which  straddles  the  beam  of  a 
  balance,  along  which  it  can  be  moved  in  the  manner  of  the 
  weight  on  a  steelyard. 
  11.  A  robber.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.]  --Drummond. 
  {Rider's  bone}  (Med.),  a  bony  deposit  in  the  muscles  of  the 
  upper  and  inner  part  of  the  thigh,  due  to  the  pressure  and 
  irritation  caused  by  the  saddle  in  riding. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  traveler  who  rides  (as  on  a  horse  or  bicycle) 
  2:  a  clause  that  is  appended  to  a  legislative  bill 
  3:  a  person  traveling  in  a  vehicle  (a  boat  or  bus  or  car  or 
  plane  or  train  etc)  who  is  not  operating  it  [syn:  {passenger}] 

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