- Rhymes: -ɒtə(r)
snotter (plural snotters)
- (nautical) A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping line to, in sending down topgallant and royal yards in vessels of war; also, the short line supporting the heel of the sprit in a small boat.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for snotter in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)