Definition of Paltered

1. Verb. (past of palter) ¹



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Definition of Paltered

1. palter [v] - See also: palter

Paltered Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paltered

palsies
palsiest
palstaff
palstaffs
palstave
palstaves
palster
palsters
palsy
palsy-walsy
palsying
palsylike
palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered (current term)
palterer
palterers
paltering
palterly
palters
paltock
paltocks
paltok
paltrier
paltriest
paltrily
paltriness
paltrinesses
paltry

Literary usage of Paltered

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1. Authentic Report of the Discussion on the Unitarian Controversy: Between the by John Scott Porter, Daniel Bagot (1834)
"I say, that in that answer, he shrunk again from the avowal of his principles aa a Trinitarian; and, like the persons of whom the poet speaks, " he paltered ..."

2. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"... Iknow not well of what: 46 One whyle his tonge it ran, and paltered of a cat, Another whyle he stammered styll upon a rat; Last of all there was nothing ..."

3. The Ancient British Drama by Robert Dodsley (1810)
"... and paltered of a '' Addition. cat, Another whyle he stammered styll upon a rat; ... 46 Ont whyle hit tange it ran, and paltered of a cat—to palter is, ..."

4. Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1897)
"605 More he fain would have said, but his heart was full, and his accents paltered and paused on his lips, as the feet of a child on a threshold, ..."

5. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1910)
"Ceiling paltered, of a dirty brown, old: walls painted dark In-own. Desks disreputable —In fact this room has nothing except the slate that is worth ..."

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