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netter

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netter

noun

A tennis player: The Jefferson High School netter took second in the Southern Lakes Conference tournament last year (1932+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Pigeons are peculiar, and their habits must be studied by the netter if he would be successful.

  • He was called the netter, from the expertness and success with which he caught and mastered his antagonists in argument.

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 J. Endell Tyler
  • Some other boys and I had a lot of wild birds that we bought alive from a netter.

  • Another theory which had a short but popular career was the citric acid theory, which was maintained vigorously by netter.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • The first birds sent to market yield the netter about one dollar a dozen.

netter in Technology


1. Loosely, anyone with a network address.
2. More specifically, a Usenet regular. Most often found in the plural. "If you post *that* in a technical group, you're going to be flamed by angry netters for the rest of time!"
[Jargon File]

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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