Definition and Meanings for cotter
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Part of Speech of cotter
noun, transitive verb
Etymology of cotter
Meaning of cotter
- a cottager; a cottier.
- 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. [see illust.] in the united states a cotter is commonly called a key.
- a toggle.
as transitive verb
- to fasten with a cotter.