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  1. rutternoun

    A thing that ruts.

  2. rutternoun

    A tool used in peat cutting.

  3. rutternoun

    A guide who leads the way through a difficult or unknown course.

  4. rutternoun

    A pilot book or seaman's guide carried by navigators in the Middle Ages; a precursor to the modern navigation chart.

  5. Etymology: Likely from French routier and Dutch ruiter, meaning "something that finds a way".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rutternoun

    a horseman or trooper

  2. Rutternoun

    that which ruts

  3. Etymology: [From Rut.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rutter

    rut′ėr, n. (obs.) a trooper: a mercenary horse-soldier: a man of fashion. [O. Fr. routier—Low L. ruptariusrupta, a troop.]

  2. Rutter

    rut′ėr, n. a direction specially for a course by sea: a marine chart. [O. Fr. routier, a chart.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rutter

    The old word for an outline chart for ships' tracks [from route]. It was also applied to a journal or log-book; or to a set of sailing instructions, as a directory.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rutter is ranked #4890 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rutter surname appeared 7,205 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Rutter.

    94.4% or 6,808 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 148 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.7% or 123 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 50 total occurrences were Black.
    0.6% or 46 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 30 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rutter in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rutter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Rutter in a Sentence

  1. Ken Jennings:

    I guess the reason I come back is because I keep losing to Brad Rutter, every time they invite me for a tournament, Im excited and I make the finals, and I make second. Im always just chancing that ring. Maybe one of these times my number will come up.

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    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    • A. elate
    • B. abash
    • C. affront
    • D. render

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