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watter

[wot-er]
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noun Informal.
  1. a light bulb, radio station, etc., of specified wattage (usually used in combination): This lamp takes a 60-watter.

Origin of watter

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Historical Examples

  • Hod thy tail in the watter, lad, and there's hope for thee yit.

    The Shadow of a Crime

    Hall Caine

  • Ay, lad, and once all bog and watter, and hardly a tree from end to end.

    Dick o' the Fens

    George Manville Fenn

  • Set the dawg on me, you did, and then pitched me into the watter.

    Patience Wins

    George Manville Fenn

  • The words after "the Watter of Forth," in clause 7, are transferred to this clause, in edit.

  • The stock thocht she had been haddin' gaen at the watter a' thae twa month.'