Cotter

  • 1 Cotter — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bill Cotter (* 1943), irischer Politiker Brian Cotter, Baron Cotter (* 1938), englischer Politiker Edward Cotter (1902–1972), irischer Politiker Eliza Taylor Cotter (* 1989), australische Schauspielerin… …

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  • 2 Cotter — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cotter es un apellido de origen irlandés y puede hacer referencia a: Personas Eliza Taylor Cotter (1989), actriz australiana. Lugares Cotter, en el estado de Arkansas, Estados Unidos. Cotter, en Iowa, Estados Unidos …

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  • 3 Cotter — Cotter, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 921 Housing Units (2000): 501 Land area (2000): 2.465371 sq. miles (6.385282 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.465371 sq. miles (6.385282 sq.… …

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  • 4 Cotter, AR — U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 921 Housing Units (2000): 501 Land area (2000): 2.465371 sq. miles (6.385282 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.465371 sq. miles (6.385282 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 5 Cotter, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 48 Housing Units (2000): 19 Land area (2000): 0.233849 sq. miles (0.605666 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.233849 sq. miles (0.605666 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 6 Cotter — Cot ter, Cottar Cot tar (k?t t?r), n. [LL. cotarius, cottarius, coterius. See {Cot}.] A cottager; a cottier. Burns. [1913 Webster] Through Sandwich Notch the West Wind sang Good morrow to the cotter. Whittier. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Cotter — Cot ter (k[o^]t t[ e]r), n. 1. A piece of wood or metal, commonly wedge shaped, used for fastening together parts of a machine or structure. It is driven into an opening through one or all of the parts. Note: [See Illust.] In the United States a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Cotter — Cot ter, v. t. To fasten with a cotter. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 cotter — 1640s, perhaps a shortened form of cotterel, a dialectal word for cotter pin or bolt, bracket to hang a pot over a fire (1560s), itself of uncertain origin …

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  • 10 cotter — cotter1 [kät′ər] n. [ME < OFr cotier < cote, cottage < OE cot (or MDu kote), COT2] a cottager; specif., a) Scot. a tenant farmer b) Irish a cottier: Also sp. cottar cotter2 [kät′ər] n …

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  • 11 Cotter — For other uses, see Cotter (disambiguation). UK cotter from a bicycle crank …

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  • 12 Cotter — This is an interesting example of an Old English status name, here from the Middle English word cotter , a technical term of the feudal system for a serf or bond tenant, a villein who hold a cottage by labour service rather than by paying rent.… …

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  • 13 cotter — Cottier Cot ti*er ( t[i^]*[ e]r), n. [OF. cotier. See {Coterie}, and cf. {Cotter}.] In Great Britain and Ireland, a person who hires a small cottage, with or without a plot of land. Cottiers commonly aid in the work of the landlord s farm.… …

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  • 14 cotter — cotter1 /kot euhr/, Mach. n. 1. a pin, wedge, key, or the like, fitted or driven into an opening to secure something or hold parts together. 2. See cotter pin. v.t. 3. to secure with a cotter. [1300 50; ME coter; akin to late ME coterell iron… …

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  • 15 cotter — noun a) A pin or wedge inserted through a slot to hold machine parts together. b) Erroneously, sometimes used of a cotter pin. See Also: cotter pin …

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  • 16 cotter — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 14th century 1. a wedge shaped or tapered piece used to fasten together parts of a structure 2. cotter pin • cottered adjective • cotterless adjective …

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  • 17 cotter — cot•ter [[t]ˈkɒt ər[/t]] n. 1) mac a pin, wedge, or the like inserted into an opening to secure something or hold parts together 2) mac cotter pin • Etymology: 1300–50; ME coter; akin to late ME coterell iron bracket; of uncert. orig …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 cotter — /ˈkɒtə / (say kotuh) noun 1. a pin, wedge, key, or the like, fitted or driven into an opening in order to secure something or hold parts together. 2. → cotter pin. {origin uncertain} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 cotter — A tapered pin or wedge which is inserted into holes in two parts to secure them. Older bicycles used a cotter to secure the crank arm to the crank spindle. Also see cottered crank …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 20 cotter —  a linch pin, a pin to fasten the wheel on the axle tree. N. Cotter the Windows ; i. e. fasten them by an iron pin, which goes through an iron bolt on the inside. Leic …

    A glossary of provincial and local words used in England