What does the word otter mean?

Usage examples for otter

  1. In thirty minutes he was riding up the side of a high hill which lay between the station and Otter Creek, a branch of the Shellfish, at the mouth of which, some miles below, stood Kitsong's ranch. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  2. " I want to have as little as possible of either sea- water or rain- water," said Mr. Ogilvie, with decision, " I believe Macleod is half an otter himself." – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  3. I exclaimed, turning abruptly to Big Otter. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne