Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A thump or blow.
  • noun An obsolete spelling of poult.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A blow or thump.
  • noun a distorted foot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun now dialectal A hard knock.
  • noun obsolete, rare A pestle.

Etymologies

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Possibly a variant of palt or pelt (verb)

Examples

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  • JM looked everywhere for the meaning then it hit him like a polt from the blue!

    February 16, 2011