- Etymology uncertain. (Wiktionary)
“She measured two handfuls of coarse flour and shook it through a boulter of cloth.”
“Make the paste as you do for red deer, course drest through a boulter, a peck and a pottle of this meal will serve for a side or half hanch of a buck.”
“This means literally: 'Riven as a blacksmith rives a sieve or boulter.”
“Then let it run through a boulter, and put a little Orange flower-water to it, and sliced bread; and so serve it up cold.”
“Then put into it a thin bag of boulter-cloth containing forty pound weight of the best blew Raisins of the Sun, well picked and washed and wiped dry; and let the bag be so large, that the”
“Bruise and mash them with your hands to press out all their juyce, which strain through a boulter cloth, into a deep narrow Woodden tub, and cover it close with clothes.”
“Or you may tye it up in a loose thin linnen cloth, or boulter, as they do Capons _à la mode_, or Brawn, or the like.”
“When you find that the height of the working is past, and that it begins to go less, tun it into a barrel, letting it run again through a boulter, to keep out all the gross feculent substance.”
“Whilst it is yet luke-warm, put Ale-yest to it, (no more then is necessary) to make it work, and then tun it into a Rundlet of a fit Size, that hath been seasoned with Sack; and hang in it a boulter bag containing half a pound of white Ginger cleansed and sliced, three ounces of Cloves and as much of”
“Pour into the Wine the juyce that comes out from the Cherries; but put all the solid substance of them into a long bag of boulter-cloth, and hang it in the Wine at the bung, so that it lie not in the bottom, but only reach to touch it, and therefore nail it down at the mouth of the bung.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘boulter’.
A broad list of words and phrases describing schemes and devices, from ancient to modern, that humans have devised to catch or harvest our underwater friends.
Looking for tweets for boulter.