Definition of Tilter

1. Noun. Someone who engages in a tilt or joust.

Generic synonyms: Challenger, Competition, Competitor, Contender, Rival
Derivative terms: Tilt

2. Noun. A device for emptying a cask by tilting it without disturbing the dregs.
Generic synonyms: Device
Derivative terms: Tilt

Definition of Tilter

1. n. One who tilts, or jousts; hence, one who fights.

Definition of Tilter

1. Noun. One who tilts, or jousts. ¹

2. Noun. One who fights. ¹

3. Noun. One who operates a tilt hammer. ¹

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Definition of Tilter

1. one that tilts [n -S] - See also: tilts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tilter

tilt-table test
tilt-top table
tilt angle
tilt at windmills
tilt barrier
tilt barriers
tilt rail
tilt table
tilt test
tilter (current term)
tilting board
tilting disc valve
tilting disc valve prosthesis

Literary usage of Tilter

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"tilter. (1) Order. Suffolk. See Fairfax Bulk and Selvedge, 12mo. 1674, p. 75. (2) A sword. A cant term. TILTH. (1) The produce of tilling. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second by Anthony Hamilton, Charles, Thomas Blount (1846)
"... the world around Who roam'd in quest of love and battle, Of whose high merits fame did tattle, As sturdy tilter, knight renown'd. ..."

3. The American Gardener: A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, # and Laying Out by William Cobbett (1846)
"Each light is lifted up, either at back or front of the frame, as the wind may be, and the wedge, or tilter, as it is called, is put in, to hold the light ..."

4. Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its by Powys-land Club (1889)
"A NIGHT RUSHLIGHT HOLDER In conjunction with these we would next mention a kettle-suspender and tilter (fig. 9, p. 390). It is a curious and ingenious ..."

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