Rother nail
Rother Roth"er, n. [OE. See {Rudder}.] A rudder. [1913 Webster]

{Rother nail}, a nail with a very full head, used for fastening the rudder irons of ships; -- so called by shipwrights. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rother — Roth er, n. [OE. See {Rudder}.] A rudder. [1913 Webster] {Rother nail}, a nail with a very full head, used for fastening the rudder irons of ships; so called by shipwrights. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • k̂er-, k̂erǝ- : k̂rā-, k̂erei-, k̂ereu- —     k̂er , k̂erǝ : k̂rā , k̂erei , k̂ereu     English meaning: head; horn     Deutsche Übersetzung: “das Oberste am Кörper: Kopf; Horn (and gehörnte Tiere); Gipfel”     Material: O.Ind. síras n. (ved. only nom. acc.) “head, cusp, peak”, Av. sarah …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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