The cotter could have come home rheumatic and found the children squalling and the wife cross.
We soon rounded the point, and cotter and the trappers and the Post were lost to view.
The cotter was ejected and driven to the bogs and mountains.
You couldn't pull a cotter pin with a pair of pliers if you knew what a cotter pin was.
It is put together, generally by mortise, tenon and cotter, but it has four original screws all made by hand with the file.
cotter pointed through the rows of trees to a clearing beyond.
"So I see, Mr. cotter," said Henry, pursuing the same humor.
Old cotter was sitting at the fire, smoking, when I came downstairs to supper.
Here and there on the slopes which faced them a cotter's hovel stood solitary in its potato patch or its plot of oats.
If the peeress as a wife has no rights, what is the state of the cotter's wife?
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.