- a sharp blade or wheel attached to the beam of a plow, used to cut the ground in advance of the plowshare.
Origin of colter
1300–50; Middle English, Old English culter < Latin: knife, plowshare
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Examples from the Web for colter
“In a perfect world, we snap our fingers and our problems go away,” Colter says.‘The Good Wife’ Star Mike Colter Defends Lemond Bishop’s Killer Instincts
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"I'll keep quiet if you haven't injured Jack in any way," Colter amended.
Colter had trapped him into a half admission, but he did not intend to say any more.
Kilmeny swung from the saddle, and at the same time Colter stepped into the arena.
"We'll know after you've told us what it is," Colter suggested.
But fearful were those upon which Colter was about to enter.Daniel Boone
John S. C. Abbott
- a variant spelling (esp US) of coulter
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