HyperDic: cotter

English > 3 senses of the word cotter:
NOUNperson cotter, cottara peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
person cotter, cottiera medieval English villein
artifactcotter, cottarfastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
cotter > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > cotter: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands.
Synonymcottar
Broaderpeasant, provincial, bucolicA country person
Spanishcottar, cotter
English > cotter: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA medieval English villein.
Synonymcottier
Broaderserf, helot, villein(Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
English > cotter: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningfastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together.
Synonymcottar
Narrowercotter pinA cotter consisting of a split pin that is secured (after passing through a hole) by splitting the ends apart
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishchaveta
Catalanxaveta

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