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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cot·ter /ˈkɑtɚ/
 住小屋的人;農場雇工;佃農

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cot·ter, Cot·tar  n.  A cottager; a cottier.
 Through Sandwich Notch the West Wind sang
 Good morrow to the cotter.   --Whittier.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cot·ter n.
 1. A piece of wood or metal, commonly wedge-shaped, used for fastening together parts of a machine or structure. It is driven into an opening through one or all of the parts.
 Note: [See Illust.] In the United States a cotter is commonly called a key.
 2. A toggle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cot·ter, v. t. To fasten with a cotter.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cot·ti·er n.  In Great Britain and Ireland, a person who hires a small cottage, with or without a plot of land. Cottiers commonly aid in the work of the landlord's farm. [Written also cottar and cotter.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cotter
      n 1: a peasant farmer in the Scottish highlands [syn: cottar]
      2: a medieval English villein [syn: cottier]
      3: fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a
         slot to hold two other pieces together [syn: cottar]