What does the word cotter mean?

Usage examples for cotter

  1. " I cannot accept so generous an offer from a stranger," Cotter said in a low tone. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  2. In some cases the cotter leases only a building with a garden attached; in other cases several acres of ground. – Norwegian Life by Ethlyn T. Clough
  3. Morison, J. Cotter, The Service of Man. – Modern Substitutes for Christianity by Pearson McAdam Muir