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cotter

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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cot=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

cottern. [LL. cotarius, cottarius, coterius. See Cot.].
     A cottager; a cottier.  Burns.  [1913 Webster]
    "Through Sandwich Notch the West Wind sang
    Good morrow to the cotter.
    "  [1913 Webster]
cottern. 
     A toggle.  [1913 Webster]
    "[See Illust.]"  [1913 Webster]
cotterv. t. 
     To fasten with a cotter.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cotter, n.
1 a bolt or wedge for securing parts of machinery etc.
2 (in full cotter pin) a split pin that opens after passing through a hole.

Etymology
17th c. (rel. to earlier cotterel): orig. unkn.

ROGET THESAURUS

cotter

Inhabitant

N inhabitant, resident, residentiary, dweller, indweller, addressee, occupier, occupant, householder, lodger, inmate, tenant, incumbent, sojourner, locum tenens, commorant, settler, squatter, backwoodsman, colonist, islander, denizen, citizen, burgher, oppidan, cockney, cit, townsman, burgess, villager, cottager, cottier, cotter, compatriot, backsettler, boarder, hotel keeper, innkeeper, habitant, paying guest, planter, native, indigene, aborigines, autochthones, Englishman, John Bull, newcomer, aboriginal, American, Caledonian, Cambrian, Canadian, Canuck, downeaster, Scot, Scotchman, Hibernian, Irishman, Welshman, Uncle Sam, Yankee, Brother Jonathan, garrison, crew, population, people, colony, settlement, household, mir, indigenous, native, natal, autochthonal, autochthonous, British, English, American, Canadian, Irish, Scotch, Scottish, Welsh, domestic, domiciliated, domiciled, naturalized, vernacular, domesticated, domiciliary, in the occupation of, garrisoned by, occupied by.


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