Origin of knotter

First recorded in 1705–15; knot1 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for knotter

Historical Examples of knotter

  • The knotter enables you to piece up at a quicker rate; this saves time.

  • Another, named Jacob Behel, invented a knotter, whittling it out of a branch of a cherry tree.

    The Romance of the Reaper

    Herbert Newton Casson