Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who fishes with an otter. See otter, n., 4.

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Examples

  • Your vulgar writer is always most vulgar the higher his subject; as the man who showed the menagerie at Pidcock's was wont to say, 'This, gentlemen, is the Eagle of the Sun, from Archangel in Russia: the otterer it is, the igherer he flies.'”

    Life of Lord Byron With His Letters And Journals

  • Your vulgar writer is always most vulgar, the higher, his subject; as the man who showed the menagerie at Pidcock's was wont to say, ” “This, gentlemen, is the eagle of the sun, from Archangel, in Russia; the otterer it is, the igherer he flies.”

    Life of Lord Byron

  • Archangel, in Russia; the _otterer_ it is, the _igherer_ he flies. "

    Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals

  • Your vulgar writer is always most vulgar the higher his subject; as the man who showed the menagerie at Pidcock's was wont to say, 'This, gentlemen, is the _Eagle_ of the _Sun_, from Archangel in Russia: the _otterer_ it is, the _igherer_ he flies.'"

    Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 5 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals

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