from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun dated A person who makes
malt; a maltster.
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Gretchen could hear the malter stirring above; the log cracked and burst into flame.
At present the two stories were occupied; the second by a malter and his brood of children, the third by a woman who was partially bedridden.
“Ye be a very old aged person, malter,” attested Jan
"You must be a very aged man, malter, to have sons growed mild and ancient," he remarked.
“Ye be a very rare old spectacle, malter, and we all admire ye for that gift.”
“You must be a very aged man, malter, to have sons growed mild and ancient” he remarked.
"Danged if ye bain't altered now, malter," said a voice with the vigour natural to the enunciation of a remarkably evident truism.
If 'twasn't for your place here, malter, I don't know what I should do! this keen weather.
"True, true; ye must, malter, wonderful;" said the meeting unanimously.
"Ye be a very old aged person, malter," attested Jan Coggan, also soothingly.