otter

Part of speech: noun

A weasel like web footed, aquatic animal, feeding upon fish.

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Usage examples "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", 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", William Black.
  3. I exclaimed, turning abruptly to Big Otter. - "The Big Otter", R.M. Ballantyne.