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shredder

[shred-er] /ˈʃrɛd ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that shreds.
2.
a machine for destroying secret or private documents by shredding them.
3.
any of various devices used to shred crops, vegetables, wood, metal, etc.
Origin of shredder
1565-1575
1565-75; shred + -er1
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n.

1570s, agent noun from shred (v.). In the paper disposal sense from 1950.

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