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[ot-er] /ˈɒt ər/
attar (def 1). Unabridged
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  • While we were driving to the ball I asked her about the perfumed gloves with an odor like sandal-wood or like ottar of roses.

    A Few Short Sketches Douglass Sherley
  • It has been thought that it might be made of the tusks that ottar brought to King Alfred.

  • The skald ottar Black came to him there, and begged to be received among his men.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • Add two or three drops of the ottar of roses to disguise the smell.

    Our Deportment John H. Young
  • The Dieterich and Otacher of historical traditions became identified with thjdrekr and ottar of mythical traditions.

    Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
  • Nay; but Redwald my cousin, or ottar my scald here will tell you more than I may.

    King Olaf's Kinsman Charles Whistler
  • He was as one of the heroes, of whom ottar sang, in his way to me.

    King Olaf's Kinsman Charles Whistler
  • Now ottar had been to Penhurst with me, and we had come thence together to the ships.

    King Olaf's Kinsman Charles Whistler
  • All the guests expected, in the next moment, to see ottar's head roll on the floor.

    The Story of Norway Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  • And when ottar the scald heard of it he was troubled, not knowing what this might betoken.

    King Olaf's Kinsman Charles Whistler
British Dictionary definitions for ottar


a variant of attar
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