Definitions of cottar
  1. noun
    a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
    synonyms: cotter
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    type of:
    bucolic, peasant, provincial
    a country person
  2. noun
    fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
    synonyms: cotter
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    cotter pin
    a cotter consisting of a split pin that is secured (after passing through a hole) by splitting the ends apart
    type of:
    fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast
    restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
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