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colter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colter  \Col"ter\,  n.  [AS.  culter,  fr  L.  culter  plowshare, 
  knife.  Cf  {Cutlass}.] 
  A  knife  or  cutter,  attached  to  the  beam  of  a  plow  to  cut  the 
  sward,  in  advance  of  the  plowshare  and  moldboard.  [Written 
  also  {coulter}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colter 
  n  :  a  sharp  steel  wedge  that  precedes  the  plow  and  cuts 
  vertically  through  the  soil  [syn:  {coulter}] 




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