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scouter

[skou-ter]
noun
  1. a person who scouts.
  2. (often initial capital letter) a Boy Scout who is 18 years of age or over.
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Origin of scouter

First recorded in 1635–45; scout1 + -er1
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Examples from the Web for scouter

Historical Examples of scouter

  • 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