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[skou-ter] /ˈskaʊ tər/
a person who scouts.
(often initial capital letter) a Boy Scout who is 18 years of age or over.
Origin of scouter
First recorded in 1635-45; scout1 + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Your reptile is a scouter, or I'm no judge of Indian paints and Indian deviltries!

    The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The port was still open, and the empty carrier rack in the bow told him that Gibson had not yet returned with the scouter.

    The Anglers of Arz Roger Phillips Dee
  • The scouter settled on the outcrop beside Farrell, so close that the hot wash of its exhaust gases scorched his bare legs.

    The Anglers of Arz Roger Phillips Dee
  • The scouter darted for shore with Farrell lying across Gibson's knees in the cockpit, his head hanging half overside.

    The Anglers of Arz Roger Phillips Dee
  • "We never saw the city from the scouter because we didn't go high enough," Gibson said.

    The Anglers of Arz Roger Phillips Dee
  • Everset went down in the scouter, maintaining radio contact with Jones, in the ship.

    The Hour of Battle Robert Sheckley
  • Why not let Xavier take the scouter down for overt diversion, and drop Arthur off in the helihopper for a low-level check?

    Control Group Roger Dee
  • Such a weapon as had brought down the helihopper and scouter was patently beyond reach of his own latter-day technology.

    Control Group Roger Dee

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