noun Chiefly British Dialect.
Examples from the Web for kelter
To us, alone and in peril, this diary assumed an epochal importance entirely out of kelter with its face value.The Portal of Dreams|Charles Neville Buck
But I reckin I must a-been blinded, whut wid things bein' so out of kelter round the 'partmint.J. Poindexter, Colored|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Once there was a Gentleman of the deepest dye who was all out of Kelter.Ade's Fables|George Ade
Mrs. Kelter thought it would be better to send for her husband, who was employed as fireman on the emigrant ferryboat.
Kelter began a soft and soothing discourse which led nowhere at first but ended finally in a re-order for four hot Scotches.The Danger Mark|Robert W. Chambers