atter

 matter, pus, sanies; from A. S. ATER, sanguis, virus.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Atter — This unusual and long established surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and belongs to that sizeable group of early European surnames that were gradually created from the habitual use of nicknames. These nicknames were originally given with reference …   Surnames reference

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  • atter — noun /ˈætə/ a) Poison, venom, especially of a venomous animal. b) Pus, corrupt matter from a sore …   Wiktionary

  • átter — see átor …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • atter — at·ter …   English syllables

  • Atter —    The male Venus god of war of the northern Semites. The feminine counterpart was Attar. He may also be equated to Shahar …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • atter — at|ter adv. (endnu en gang) …   Dansk ordbog

  • atter — ˈad.ər noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ātor; akin to Old High German eitar poison, Old Saxon ettar, Old Norse eitr, Old High German eiz pustule, boil, Greek oidos swelling, tumor, Old Slavic jadŭ poison, and perhaps to… …   Useful english dictionary


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