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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kilter  \Kil"ter\,  n. 
  See  {Kelter}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kelter  \Kel"ter\,  n.  [Cf.  Gael.  &  Ir  cealt  clothes,  Gael. 
  cealltair  spear,  castle,  cause  Prov.  E.  kilter  tool, 
  instrument.  Cf  {Kilt}.] 
  Regular  order  or  proper  condition.  [Written  also  {kilter}.] 
  [>Colloq.] 
 
  If  the  organs  of  prayer  be  out  of  kelter  or  out  of 
  tune,  how  can  we  pray?  --Barrow. 




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