from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A blade or wheel attached to the beam of a plow that makes vertical cuts in the soil in advance of the plowshare.
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- n. Alternative spelling of colter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as colter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See colter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
Middle English culter, from Old English culter and Old French coltre, both from Latin culter, knife, plowshare; see skel-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)