Definition of Cottar

1. Noun. A peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands.

Exact synonyms: Cotter
Generic synonyms: Bucolic, Peasant, Provincial



2. Noun. Fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together.
Exact synonyms: Cotter
Specialized synonyms: Cotter Pin
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast

Definition of Cottar

1. Noun. (sense Scotland) variant spelling of “cotter” in the sense of a farmer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cottar

1. cotter [n -S] - See also: cotter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottar

cottage industries
cottage industry
cottage pie
cottage pies
cottage pink
cottage tent
cottage tulip
cottaged
cottageless
cottagelike
cottagers
cottages
cottagey
cottar (current term)
cottars
cottas
cotted
cotter
cotter pin
cotter pins
cottered
cottering
cotterless
cotters
cottid
cottids
cottier
cottiers

Literary usage of Cottar

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"Rummy thing,» said the adjutant, after cottar had returned to his wilderness with ... If cottar only knew it, half the women in the station would give their ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec. cotter, cottar, cottier (Great Britain and Ireland), muzhik or moujik, ryot, fellah. pebble, n. stone (contextual); spec, chuck- ie (a quartz pebble; ..."

3. The London Catalogue of Books Published in Great Britain: With Their Sizes by Thomas Hodgson (1851)
"... 12mo 03 Worship and Image Adoration, 12mo 03 0 Rodwell 0 Hamilton 6 Hamilton 0 Bagster 6 Bentley 0 A'idd 0 Kidd O Bogue 0 cottar» ..."

4. The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany (1809)
"... and ivai about to emigrate to Jamaica, In gowns ые green, To «rew the cottar's path wi' flow'r«, " Full many a flow'r is born to blush unseen, ..."

5. Law Lyrics by Robert Bird (1887)
"THE CONTENTED cottar. OH ! I hae seen amang the clouds The skylark steer his wherry, And I hae heard afar fra crowds The mavis whistling merry ; Than me, ..."

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