a long, stout fishing line with several hooks attached.

Origin of boulter

First recorded in 1595–1605; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for boulter

Historical Examples of boulter

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

  • 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