Definitions For Rutter

Etymology 1

from {{der + en + dum + ruter}}, rutter, variants of ruiter, from {{der + en + frm + routier + + mercenary soldier}}, corresponding to rout + ier.


RUTTER (plural RUTTERs) (historical) A horseman or cavalryman, especially a German one, associated with the wars of the 16th and 17th centuries. from 16th c.

Etymology 2

from {{der + en + frm + routier}}, corresponding to route + ier.


RUTTER (plural RUTTERs) (historical) A set of instructions for navigating a course at sea; a pilot's book or seaman's guide. from 16th c.


Dutch: logboek or scheepsjournaal

Etymology 3

from rut + er.


RUTTER (plural RUTTERs) (now, chiefly, Scotland) A tool used in peat cutting or for marking off ground. from 18th c. (North America, now, historical) A type of plough used by lumberjacks to carve a track for a sleigh. from 19th c. (slang) The penis.


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Words With Friends NO
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Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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