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boulter

[bohl-ter]
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noun
  1. a long, stout fishing line with several hooks attached.
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Origin of boulter

First recorded in 1595–1605; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for boulter

Historical Examples

  • He would go to Jobling and Boulter and put the matter in their hands.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete

    John Galsworthy

  • But once past Boulter's Lock, the scenery improves with every hundred yards.

    The Thames

    G. E. Mitton

  • Released once on promising to enter the army, he, like Boulter, deserted.

  • We had tea at Milty's at four and I think Mrs. Boulter is real mean.

    Anne Of Avonlea

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • Davy, arriving home at nine o'clock from the Boulter place, explained why.

    Anne Of Avonlea

    Lucy Maud Montgomery