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rutter

noun rut·ter \ˈrətə(r)\

Definition of rutter

plural

-s

archaic

  1. :  a horseman or trooper originally of German forces common in the 15th and 16th centuries

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Origin and Etymology of rutter

Dutch ruiter, from Middle Dutch ruter, rutter, ruiter, from Old French routier, from route band, troop, route + -ier — more at route


First Known Use: 1506


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rutter

noun rut·ter \"\

Definition of rutter

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  one that ruts

  2. 2 :  a plow for cutting ruts in a logging road for the runners of the sleds to run in

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Origin and Etymology of rutter

4rut + -er


First Known Use: 1897


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