Definition of Rottens

1. rotten [n] - See also: rotten



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rottens

rots
rottable
rottan
rottans
rotte
rotten
rotten apple
rotten borough
rotten boroughs
rottener
rottenest
rottenly
rottenness
rottennesses
rottens (current term)
rottenstone
rottenstones
rotter
rotters
rottes
rotting
rottlerin
rottweilers
rottweiller
rottweillers
rotula
rotulae
rotular
rotulas

Literary usage of Rottens

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1. Sir Frank Lockwood: A Biographical Sketch by Augustine Birrell (1898)
"Dandie Dinmont describes the process somewhere.1 But Lock- wood's brother-in-law, Maclaine of Lochbuie, took him in hand, put him on to the rottens, ..."

2. Sir Frank Lockwood: A Biographical Sketch by Augustine Birrell (1898)
"Dandie Dinmont describes the process somewhere.1 But Lock- wood's brother-in-law, Maclaine of Lochbuie, took him in hand, put him on to the rottens, ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"The plural is rottens. ROUGHED or ROUGHENED, part, horses are said to be roughed when their shoes are sharpened to prevent slipping in frosty weather. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"On the contrary, they were always distinguished from the fogies by the elegant appellation of the “ Toon rottens,” or Town Rats, as well as by their facings ..."

5. Some Longer Elizabethan Poems by Arthur Henry Bullen (1903)
"I had them a' regularly entered, first wi' rottens, then wi' slots or weasels, and then wi' the tods or brocks, and now they fear naething that ever cam' ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"... will turn their back on any mortal thing that comes " wi' skin upon it," for they have been duly entered at the rottens, the tods, and the brocks. ..."

7. Memorials of His Time by Henry Cockburn Cockburn (1856)
"... where the pay was better than nothing, and the discipline not quite inconsistent with whisky, * Always called by the people " The Toon rottens. ..."

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