Definition of Tolter

1. to flounder [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: flounder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tolter

tolnaftate
toloache
tolonium chloride
tolovkite
tolpane
tolperisone
tolpropamine
tolrestat
tolsel
tolsels
tolsey
tolseys
tolt
toltec
tolter (current term)
toltered
toltering
tolterodine
tolters
tolts
tolu
tolu balsam tree
tolu tree
toluamide
toluamides
toluate
toluates
toluene
toluene-3-monooxygenase

Literary usage of Tolter

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"So from totter is developed tolter, still used in Northampton in the sense of jog-, totter, move heavily and clumsily. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"To tolter, rn V. DICT. ... The tôlier of that passage is as follows :— tolter, adv. Unsteadily, with tottering motion ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"(E.) Put for tolter, a form occurring in Clare's Village Minstrel; cf. Lowl. Sc. tolter, adj. and adv., unsteady (not a veré, as Jamieson says). ..."

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