plural -s

Word History


perhaps modification of German schröter one that cuts or chops or crushes, from Middle High German schrōtære tailor, mintmaster, from schrōten to cut, hew, chop (from Old High German scrōtan to cut) + -ære -er (from Old High German -āri)

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“Schrother.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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