Words and Phrases
cotters

“cotters”

Meaning:

cottagers, tenant farmers

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tea by James Orr

When Riggie’s yell an’ kitchen dear,
‘tis the poor cotter’s cheapest cheer

Excerpt from Epistle to Mr A. M'Kenzie, Dunover. On the Publication of his Poems by Robert Anderson

Whan cotters guid hae said their pray’rs
an wee totes sleep awa their cares


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