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cotter

1 Machinery
1. any part, such as a pin, wedge, key, etc., that is used to secure two other parts so that relative motion between them is prevented
2. short for cotter pin

cotter

2
1. English history a villein in late Anglo-Saxon and early Norman times occupying a cottage and land in return for labour
2. a peasant occupying a cottage and land in the Scottish Highlands under the same tenure as an Irish cottier

cotter

[′käd·ər]
(design engineering)
A tapered piece that can be driven in a tapered hole to hold together an assembly of machine or structural parts.

cotter

A beveled piece of wood or steel, used as a wedge for fastening.
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And Cotter will take heart from his side's second-half display yesterday as Tommy Seymour's superb try gave the Springboks a scare.
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But Cotter said: "I am not sure how to answer that.
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Mr Cotter, who was awarded an OBE in last year's Birthday Honours for services to the bereaved, was previously coroner for Bolton and before that Walsall.
Cotter, of Sir Ivor Place, Dinas Powys, admitted three counts of benefit fraud and appeared at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday to be sentenced.
There had been some doubt over the future of Cotter after Clermont president Rene Fontes said the New Zealander had offered his resignation.
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Cotter joins Houlihan Lawrence following a distinguished career as a decorated detective with the Greenburgh Police Department.
Regardless of whether or not she has a sense of humour, Cotter was eager to speak about his wife's good looks.
Install new clevis and cotter pin; bend cotter pin as shown