Definition of Cotters
1. Noun. (plural of cotter) ¹
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Definition of Cotters
1. cotter [n] - See also: cotter
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Literary usage of Cotters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Machine Drawing and Design by David Allan Low, Alfred William Bevis (1908)
"cotters. 111. cotters.—cotters, like keys, are wedges usually rectangular in cross section. ... cotters are generally made of steel or wrought-iron. 112. ..."
2. Readings in Industrial Society: A Study in the Structure and Functioning of by Leon Carroll Marshall (1918)
"A very considerable force made for persistency of the typical vir- gate, and it appears that the small holdings of the cotters did not usually consist of ..."
3. The Engineer's Sketch-book of Mechanical Movements, Devices, Appliances by Thomas Walter Barber (1897)
"Strap link, fitted with brasses, gibs and cotters, and distance bar. In this link the wear of brasses is all taken up one way by the gib and cotter; ..."
4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"The helpless poor mix with the orphan's cry ; The cotters Sat. Night, j. Wi' dukes and lords let Selkirk mix, The Election Ballads. II. ..."
5. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1909)
"The taper is usually 1 in 24 to 1 in 48 for simple cotters, and 1 in 8 to I in ... 165, 166 show ordinary proportions of gibs and cotters. ..."
6. An Essay on the Improvement to be Made in the Cultivation of Small Farms: By by William Blacker (1837)
"... present purpose to say, that, if such a plan were extensively acted upon, the result must be the total ruin of all the small holders and cotters, who, ..."
7. Machine Drawing and Design for Beginners: An Introductory Work for the Use by Henry John Spooner (1908)
"Clearance of cotters.—An important feature of the cottered joint is the clearance ... Taper of cotters.—Now, it is not difficult to prove that with surfaces ..."