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coulter


  5  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coulter  \Coul"ter\  (k[=o]l"t[~e]r),  n. 
  Same  as  {Colter}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coulter 
  n  :  a  sharp  steel  wedge  that  precedes  the  plow  and  cuts 
  vertically  through  the  soil  [syn:  {colter}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Coulter,  IA  (city,  FIPS  16815) 
  Location:  42.73331  N,  93.37031  W 
  Population  (1990):  252  (121  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Coulter 
  (1  Sam.  13:20,  21),  an  agricultural  instrument,  elsewhere  called 
  ploughshare"  (Isa.  2:4;  Micah  4:3;  Joel  3:10).  It  was  the 
  facing-piece  of  a  plough,  analogous  to  the  modern  coulter. 
 




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