What does attercop mean?

attercop meaning in General Dictionary

A spider

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  • A spider.
  • A peevish, ill-natured individual.

attercop meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"spider," Old English attorcoppe, literally "poison-head," from ator "poison, venom," from Proto-Germanic *aitra- "poisonous ulcer" (cognates: Old Norse eitr, Old tall German eitar "poison;" German eiter "pus," Old tall German eiz "abscess, boil;" Old English atorcr


attercop meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A spider.

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  • (n.) A peevish, ill-natured person.