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Colter meaning

colter - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. A knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.

colter - examples of usage

  1. The Tetons probably first became known to white men in 1807- 8, when the intrepid John Colter crossed the range, presumably near Teton Pass on the memorable journey which also made him discoverer of the Yellowstone country. - "Grand Teton [Wyoming] National Park", United States Dept. of the Interior.
  2. Colter and his pal go along up the river a little ways, too. - "The Young Alaskans on the Missouri", Emerson Hough.
  3. Colter and the other man and the two traders turn back; and pretty soon, on August 12th, they come on Clark's party landed on the shore of the Missouri; fighting mosquitoes! - "The Young Alaskans on the Missouri", Emerson Hough.
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