Roth"er (?), a. [AS. hry&edh;er; cf. D. rund.] Zool.




A bovine beast.



Rother beasts, cattle of the bovine genus; black cattle. [Obs.] Golding. -- Rother soil, the dung of rother beasts.


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Roth"er, n. [OE. See Rudder.]

A rudder.

Rother nail, a nail with a very full head, used for fastening the rudder irons of ships; -- so called by shipwrights.


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