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cotter

ko ter

  • n  a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
  • n  a medieval English villein
  • n  fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together

  • At Tsurumi, outside Yokohama, another cotter pin evidently sheared off the wheel housing of a southbound freight car.
  • Serial writers ran out of hazards years ago, have been working switches on them ever since; the loose cotter pin on the stagecoach, for example, has been used an estimated 7,000 .
  • Theirs is a world in which every boy matures to master small motors, to understand the importance of the cotter pin.
News & Articles

  • A life sentence … for pot?
    U.S. Attorney Mike Cotter is on a quest to lock up pot growers -- despite his state's medical marijuana law
    June 21, 2013 - Salon.com
  • Cotter Superfund site 'Road Map' moves forward
    The Cotter/Lincoln Park Community Advisory Group monthly meeting was May 16 at the Fremont County Administration Building. CAG members were told about the agency's idea of ending "The Pause" at the Cotter Superfund Site. Members present were in agreement with this decision.
    June 20, 2013 - Canon City Daily Record
  • Cannon Falls blanks Buddies
    The Winona VFW Buddies continued their season’s slow start Wednesday, dropping a 6-0 game to Cannon Falls at the Cotter field.
    June 20, 2013 - Winona Daily News
Quotes

  • Alex King in RugbyFanz
    I'm sure I'll be used to give an insight into the Wasps game plan. Vern Cotter, the coach, has already been asking about how best to break down the Wasps defensive system,King said.
  • David Frith in guardian.co.uk
    In Wisden Cricket Monthly, the editor David Frith wrote: "So fired was up was he that his first overs must have ranked with the briskest of Tibby Cotter and Keith Miller at this historic venue."

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