Definition of Rottes
1. rotte [n] - See also: rotte
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rottes
Literary usage of Rottes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life of Geoffrey Chaucer, the Early English Poet: Including Memoirs of His by William Godwin (1803)
"... and other persons of distinction ; among whom was our Chaucer, who gave in evidence, ** that he saw Scrope armed at rottes in France, azure with a bend ..."
2. A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels: Containing Whatever is by John Knox, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) (1767)
"... drachms make an ounce ; the rotte is twelve ounces ; the oque is three rottes, or four hundred drachms ; and the cantar is an hundred and fifty rottes. ..."
3. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and edited by Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... ten rottes of filk. As loon as this cochineal is added, the fire is taken ... and that the ten rottes of filk, produced as an example in this memoir, ..."
4. A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels: Containing Whatever is by John Knox (1767)
"... drachms make an ounce -, the rotte is twelve ounces ; the oque is three rottes, or four hundred drachms ; and the cantar is an hundred and fifty rottes. ..."
5. Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society by Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (1906)
"As has already been mentioned, the population depends very much upon the work in the forests, and the wood-cutters work in " rottes " or gangs of from eight ..."