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We soon rounded the point, and Cotter and the trappers and the Post were lost to view.

There was only room beside me for Cotter, so I had him send down the knapsacks first.

I want to live in a cot like a cotter—that is, for us to live like two cotters.

The young men visited the cotter, and returned with the cart and the news.

Whereupon Walton grinned and Cotter, with a sigh, begged him to scowl again!

You couldn't pull a cotter pin with a pair of pliers if you knew what a cotter pin was.

Cotter pointed through the rows of trees to a clearing beyond.

There were the cotter tenants, satisfied, certain of justice.

Old Cotter was sitting at the fire, smoking, when I came downstairs to supper.

But why do you think it's not good for children, Mr. Cotter?

WORD ORIGIN

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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