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Etymology

From Old English culter, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] culter (a knife), from Sanskrit krit (to cut).

Pronunciation

  • kōltˈɶ

Noun

Singular
colter

Plural
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  1. A knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.
  2. The part of a seed drill that makes the furrow for the seed.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) One who cares for or tends to colts [young horses] or other young animals.

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References

  • Chambers's Etymological Dictionary, 1896, p. 82

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