Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See feuter.
  • noun See feuter.

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  • noun a support or holder for a spear, attached to a saddle or breastplate

Etymologies

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Old French feutre, from mediæval Latin filtrum, of Germanic origin. More at filter.

Examples

  • Far from oposing our match, this worthy gal had quite givn into it of late, and laught and joakt, and enjoyd our plans for the fewter igseedinkly.

    Burlesques

  • Far from oposing our match, this worthy gal had quite givn into it of late, and laught and joakt, and enjoyd our plans for the fewter igseedinkly.

    The diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche, Esq., with his letters

  • But i shall tell yu more about theze things at sum fewter time.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)

  • Far from oposing our match, this worthy gal had quite givn into it of late, and laught and joakt, and enjoyd our plans for the fewter igseedinkly.

    Burlesques

  • Heartily Sorry in my Sole My Wife appares to be the Same & I am of a pinion that We Shall Live More Happy than We have Don for the fewter. "

    George Washington: Farmer

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