Definition of Stilters

1. stilter [n] - See also: stilter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stilters

stillwaterite
stilly
stilpnomelane
stilpnomelanes
stilpnosiderite
stilpnosiderites
stilt
stilt plover
stiltbird
stiltbirds
stilted
stiltedly
stiltedness
stiltednesses
stilter
stilters (current term)
stiltier
stiltiest
stiltified
stiltifies
stiltify
stiltifying
stilting
stiltings
stiltish
stilts
stiltwalker
stiltwalkers
stilty
stilyard

Literary usage of Stilters

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1. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1845)
"Amongst other popular customs, now grown obsolete, Mr. Costello gives a curious account of the stilters of Namur, who used to fight in a kind of tournament ..."

2. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1845)
"... the evening before the combat, and had been met at the extremity of the faubourg by the magistracy of Namur, accompanied by the brigades of stilters. ..."

3. Sitzungsberichte der Königl. Bayer. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München (1867)
"... des stilters der 2.Dynastie, bis zürn eisten Jahre des letzten Kaisers dieser D. 576 J.ihre rechne, des letzteren Herrschaft währte noch 52. nach ändern ..."

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