cotter

noun
cot·ter | \ˈkä-tər \

Definition of cotter 

1 : a wedge-shaped or tapered piece used to fasten together parts of a structure

Other Words from cotter

cottered \ˈkä-tərd \ adjective
cotterless \ˈkä-tər-ləs \ adjective

First Known Use of cotter

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cotter

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