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Ladinar, Ladner, -ar, Laidinar, Laid-, Lednar, n.1 Also: ladynner, ladnaire, laidner, ledener. [Later var. of lardinar, lard-, lairdner, -ar, Lardener n., with unusual assimilation of the r.]

1. A larder; a store-room for meat and provisions. To mak laidner, see Lardener n. 1. (a) The ladynner and sellar. Item, ane berrell [etc.]; 1540 Maxwell Mem. 408.
vii futtis of ald work and put in the ladner; 1558 M. Works Acc. (ed.) 295.
The Dowglas ladnaire; Brus (1620) v. 410 (J).
(b) Lairdnar. In the laidnar, at the turn pyk fuite, thre litle pottis; 1562 6th Rep. Hist. MSS. App. 648/1.
James Marschell, keiper of the laidnar; 1568 Rep. Mar. & Kellie MSS. 18.
For transporting of xxiiii geistis out of the Kingis laidinar; 1579 M. Works Acc. (ed.) 306.
The fleshouris sall serve the burgessis … in … ordouring of thair flesh to lay in thair laidner; Balfour Pract. 72.
That na fisher sould mak laidner; Ib. 582.
Off greit flesche fattis in the laidnar … , off fische standis … a braid fische fat; 1598 Black Bk. Taymouth 332.
Off cunningis, viij; off butter to the laidnar, ij staines; 1626 Ib. 316.
In the laidner … a gantries, a candlechist, 3 beif stands [etc.]; 1685 Soc. Ant. LVIII. 366.
(c) Within my hallis, … sellaris, lednaris, pantreis [etc.]; 1589 Coll. Aberd. & B. 355.
In the ledener tua girneleis; 1636 Thanes of Cawdor 281.

2. A larderer or store-keeper, one who keeps a provisions store. That nayne infeckit folkis with the seiknes of Napillis be haldin at the common fleschous, or with the fleschouris, baxteris, brousteris, ladinaris, for sauetie of the toun; 1507 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 437.

3. Attrib. and comb. (in sense 1) with -door(e, -fat, -hous, -man, -veschell, and in Ladinar-mart. In the ladnar wnder the keching, iiij ladnar fattis, ij pottis; c 1570 Lennox Mun. 276.
Alexander Ros maks his girnell and ladner hous thairof [of the chapter-house] with uther prophain usis; 1588 Old Ross-shire I. 26.
Laidnar man to my lord Erlle of Argyll; 1597 Misc. Maitl. C. I. 128.
Laidnar veschell of Finlarg. Off braid flesche fattis, i; off beif standis, ii; … off braid fische fattis, iii; etc.; 1598 Black Bk. Taymouth 333.
That new window above the ladner doore; 1661 Lamont Diary 174.
Above the laidner door a tirlies; 1685 Soc. Ant. LVIII. 366.
For a lock to the laidner door at Raevelstoune; 1694 Foulis Acc. Bk. 166.

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