Snotter
Snotter Snot"ter, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Naut.) A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping line to, in sending down topgallant and royal yards in vessels of war; also, the short line supporting the heel of the sprit in a small boat. [1913 Webster]

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  • Snotter — Snot ter, v. i. [From {Snot}.] To snivel; to cry or whine. [Prov. Eng.] Grose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snotter — A snotter is a rope or tackle used in sailing to tension the sprit on a spritsail, or a sprit boom on a sprit boomed sail. It is also used in a junk rig.There are a great many variations on the snotter arrangement, and some more fastidious… …   Wikipedia

  • snotter — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Phlegm, especially green nasal phlegm. Whit dis an Elephant keep in its trunk? A four fit long snotter! II North Country (Newcastle) Words to snivel, to sob or cry …   English dialects glossary

  • snotter — see snotor …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • snotter — noun informal, chiefly Scottish a piece or drop of nasal mucus …   English new terms dictionary

  • snotter — Noun. 1. The nose. 2. Handerkerchief …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • snotter — snot·ter …   English syllables

  • snotter — I. /ˈsnɒtə/ (say snotuh) verb (t) World War I Colloquial to kill. {Scottish dialect snot the burnt wick of a candle} –snottered, adjective II. /ˈsnɒtə/ (say snotuh) noun Nautical a rope or tackle used in sailing. {origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

  • snotter —   Pū …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • snotter — …   Useful english dictionary

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