Definition of Colter

1. Noun. A sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil.

Exact synonyms: Coulter
Group relationships: Moldboard Plow, Mouldboard Plough
Generic synonyms: Wedge



Definition of Colter

1. n. A knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.

Definition of Colter

1. Noun. A knife or cutter attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard. ¹

2. Noun. The part of a seed drill that makes the furrow for the seed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colter

1. a blade on a plow [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colter

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Literary usage of Colter

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1. The American Fur Trade of the Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading by Hiram Martin Chittenden (1902)
"CHAPTER X. THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN colter. colter in Lewis and Clark expedition — Remains in the upper country— Enters Lisa's employ — Sets out to find the ..."

2. Press Reference Library by International News Service (1915)
"In this engagement the elder colter lost cattle and horses valued at $30000. Fred T. colter, who is one of the leaders of the Democratic party in Arizona, ..."

3. The History of Wyoming from the Earliest Known Discoveries by Charles Griffin Coutant (1899)
"In the previous chapter 1 mentioned the name of John colter and his discharge ... colter while with Lewis and Clark won the respect of the explorers and was ..."

4. Investigation of the Department of the Interior and of the Bureau of by United States, Congress (1910)
"Telegram of October 21, Schwartz to colter. Telegram of October 23, ... Schwartz to colter. Personal letter of November 9, colter to Schwartz. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Montana by Montana Supreme Court, Henry Nichols Blake (1888)
"GEORGE H. colter, and JANE A. colter, Inter- 139* 4«o venor, respondents. ... Appellant contends that the defendant, George A. colter, had an estate by ..."

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