Definition for TOT'TER

TOT'TER, v.i. [This may be allied to titter.]

  1. To shake so as to threaten a fall; to vacillate; as, an old man totters with age; a child totters when he begins to walk.
  2. To shake; to reel; to lean. As a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence. Ps. lxii. Troy nods from high, and totters to her fall. Dryden.

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