Definitions

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See feuter.
  • n. See feuter.

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • 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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