Definitions for "Cotter"
Keywords:  cottage, cottier, manor, tenant, little
A cottager; a cottier.
tenant on a manor having a cottage ("cot")
Tenant of a cottage, usually holding little or no land.
Keywords:  fasten, wedge, illust, spreadable, slot
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.
To fasten with a cotter.
fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
Keywords:  toggle
A toggle.
Keywords:  villein, medieval, english
a medieval English villein
Keywords:  cottars, canadian, band, see
See also Canadian band The Cottars.
Cotter is a family surname which may -among other countries and regions- be found in Ireland.