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ˈkɒt ərCot·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cotter, cottarnoun

    a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands

  2. cotter, cottiernoun

    a medieval English villein

  3. cotter, cottarnoun

    fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together


  1. cotternoun

    A pin or wedge inserted through a slot to hold machine parts together.

  2. cotternoun

    Erroneously, sometimes used of a cotter pin.

  3. cotternoun

    A peasant who performed labour in exchange for the right to live in a cottage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cotternoun

    alt. of Cottar

  2. Cotternoun

    a piece of wood or metal, commonly wedge-shaped, used for fastening together parts of a machine or structure. It is driven into an opening through one or all of the parts. [See Illust.] In the United States a cotter is commonly called a key

  3. Cotternoun

    a toggle

  4. Cotterverb

    to fasten with a cotter


  1. Cotter

    Cotter is a city in Baxter County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,078 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cotter

    kot′ėr, n. a pin or wedge for fastening and tightening. [Origin obscure.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cotter in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cotter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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