Definition of Rutter

1. n. A horseman or trooper.



2. n. That which ruts.

Definition of Rutter

1. Noun. A thing that ruts. ¹

2. Noun. A tool used in peat cutting. ¹

3. Noun. A guide who leads the way through a difficult or unknown course. ¹

4. Noun. A pilot book or seaman's guide carried by navigators in the Middle Ages; a precursor to the modern navigation chart. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rutter

1. a mercenary cavalryman [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rutter

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rutin
rutinic acid
rutinose
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rutoside
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rutter (current term)
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Literary usage of Rutter

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1842)
"Among the rest a voyage was made to Guinea in 1562, by William rutter, which had the advantage of being described both in verse and prose. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1897)
"Soon afterwards rutter gave up his business and studied law. ... rutter appears to have lived with Sir Kenelm Digby [qv] for a time after the death of his ..."

3. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"But one other coat-of-arms of the rutter family is given by Burke, ... (I) John rutter, immigrant ancestor of the Sudbury family of this surname, ..."

4. Introduction to a History of Ironmaking and Coal Mining in Pennsylvania by James Moore Swank (1878)
"The opinion is fairly warranted that Colebrookdale furnace was built by a company, of which Thomas rutter, Anthony Morris, James Lewis, and Thomas Potts ..."

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