chowter
a female fish-monger (English dialect)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Chowter — Chow ter (chou t[ e]r), v. t. [Cf. OE. chowre, and Prov. E. chow, to grumble.] To grumble or mutter like a froward child. [Obs.] E. Phillips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chowter — † ˈchowter, v. Obs. [cf. chunter.] ‘To grumble or mutter like a froward child’ (J.). in Phillips, whence in Kersey, Bailey, Johnson, and later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • chauter — chowter …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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