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colter

or coul·ter

[ kohl-ter ]

noun

  1. a sharp blade or wheel attached to the beam of a plow, used to cut the ground in advance of the plowshare.


colter

/ ˈkəʊltə /

noun

  1. a variant spelling (esp US) of coulter


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Word History and Origins

Origin of colter1

1300–50; Middle English, Old English culter < Latin: knife, plowshare

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Example Sentences

A Man of FirstsJohn Colter was born to an Irish family living in Virginia in the early 1770s.

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“In a perfect world, we snap our fingers and our problems go away,” Colter says.

Seth Colter Walls has been a senior reporter in "The Culture" section of Newsweek magazine since 2009.

Seth Colter Walls has been a senior reporter in "The Culture" section of Newsweek since 2009.

"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.

He also got Colter's story from Colter himself, and gives a careful account of the race for life with the Blackfeet.

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