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Variant of coulter.


(Agriculture) a variant spelling (esp US) of coulter


(ˈkoʊl tər)

a sharp blade or wheel attached to the beam of a plow, used to cut the ground in advance of the plowshare.
[1300–50; Middle English, Old English culter < Latin: knife, plowshare]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colter - a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soilcolter - a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
moldboard plow, mouldboard plough - plow that has a moldboard
wedge - something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
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He seized Colter by the shoulder, and demanded if he could run fast.
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Such is a sample of the rugged experience which Colter had to relate of savage life; yet, with all these perils and terrors fresh in his recollection, he could not see the present band on their way to those regions of danger and adventure, without feeling a vehement impulse to join them.
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