Definition of Poulter

1. n. A poulterer.



Definition of Poulter

1. Noun. (obsolete) A dealer in poultry; a poulterer. ¹

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Definition of Poulter

1. one that deals in poultry [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poulter

poulder
poulders
pouldre
pouldres
pouldron
pouldrons
poule
poules
poulet
poulette
poulp
poulpe
poulpes
poulps
poult
poulter (current term)
poulter's measure
poulterer
poulterers
poulters
poultice
poulticed
poulticelike
poultices
poulticing
poultries
poultry
poultryman
poultrymen
poultrywoman

Literary usage of Poulter

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"My lords, we beg leave to cal a witness to shew that at this time Mr. poulter bad the reputation of being a man of substance, and an honest man. ..."

2. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1860)
"Mr. poulter would continue, on coming to a pause in his discipline. ... For a long while Mr. poulter only shook his head in a significant manner at this ..."

3. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1812)
"Did not Mr. poulter transact as a broker too ?—Gandy. Yes. Mr. Strange. What was his character u I» his circumstances at that time ? ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1912)
"To my son John poulter £50 to be paid him at the age of one and twenty years. ... If all die before legal age, reversion to my wife Mary poulter. ..."

5. Shropshire Parish Registers by Shropshire Parish Register Society, William Phillimore Watts Phillimore (1902)
"Margaret, d. of Richard & Mary poulter, on Sunday .. .. bur. Mar. 18. Thomas, s. of William & Elizabeth Palmer, on Sunday .. .. bap. Mar. 27. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Tke Discoveries of John poulter. Mouth-almighty (popular), a very talkative, noisy person. Mouth-bet (American), when a man in gambling gives only a verbal ..."

7. Diary of the Corporation by Reading (England), J. M. Guilding (1896)
"... he beinge a poulter for his Majestic ; and that he will make this appeare within 14 dayes. And further confesseth he is a poulter in general! and ..."

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