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[hot-er] /ˈhɒt ər/
verb (used without object), Scot. and North England
1.
to vibrate up and down; shake, totter, or rattle, as a plate on a shelf.
2.
to stammer.
Origin
early Dutch dialect
1790-1800
1790-1800; < early Dutch dialect hotteren, frequentative with -er- of Middle Dutch hotten to shake; akin to hotch
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