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Tooter

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tooter One who toots; one who plays upon a pipe or horn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tooter That which projects or stands out.
    • n tooter One who looks or peers; a watchman.
    • n tooter One who toots; one who plays upon a pipe, horn, or other wind-instrument.
    • n tooter That on which one toots, or on which a sound is produced by blowing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tooter anything projecting
    • n Tooter one who toots, or that upon which he toots
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Old Dut. tuyten; cf. Ice. thjóta, to resound, A.S. theótan, to howl.

Usage

In literature:

TOTER, tooter, player on a wind instrument.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
TOTER, tooter, player on a wind instrument.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
TOTER, tooter, player on a wind instrument.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
TOTER, tooter, player on a wind instrument.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
TOTER, tooter, player on a wind instrument.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
Tried to teach two young tooters to toot.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
Mr. Tooter and Mr. Noggin, with Mr. Chrome, who had a new flag, walked out upon the parade-ground.
"Winning His Way" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Every French commercial traveller, buss-tooter, and Parisian jarvy is one.
"Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853" by Various
Is Uncle Tooter guilty too?
"The Adventures of the Eleven Cuff-Buttons" by James Francis Thierry
He waved a hand to the tooter, then put his letters away and came leisurely outside.
"The Reclaimers" by Margaret Hill McCarter
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In news:

My dogs Tooter and Rowdy.
Tooter weighs 23 pounds and is going to be a big dog when grown.
Someone found Tooter in Port Lavaca.
The groom is the son of Bob and Tooter Espigh, of Milroy.
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