from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pin used instead of a nut to keep a cotter in its place, as in fixing the pedals of a bicycle to the cranks.


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  • So she went to her father's charioteer, Myrtilos, and persuaded him to sabotage Oenomaus 'chariot by putting in a wax cotter-pin, making a wheel fall off.

    See Delphi and Die


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