Boulter Boul"ter, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A long, stout fishing line to which many hooks are attached. [1913 Webster]

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  • Boulter — is a surname, and may refer to:People with the surname Boulter:* Beau Boulter (born 1942), member of the United States House of Representatives * George Henry Boulter (born 1825), Ontario physician and political figure * Hugh Boulter (1672 1742) …   Wikipedia

  • Boulter — This interesting English medieval surname with spellings which include: Bold, Bolder, Bolt, Bolter, Boulter, Bulter and Boulder, may derive from a number of possible sources. Firstly, it may be of topographical origin for a person who resides at… …   Surnames reference

  • boulter — a long and stout fishing line with many hooks attached. May be up to 500 feet with 60 hooks baited with pilchards or mackerel. Also called spiller …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • boulter — /bohl teuhr/, n. a long, stout fishing line with several hooks attached. [1595 1605; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • boulter — n. long fishing line with hooks attached to it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boulter — boul·ter …   English syllables

  • boulter — /ˈboʊltə/ (say bohltuh) noun a long, stout fishing line with several hooks attached. {variant of bulter, bultey, from Cornish fishing usage} …   Australian English dictionary

  • boulter — Same as bulter …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • boulter — ˈbōltə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a long stout fishing line to which many hooks are attached and which is used for bottom fishing especially in deep water …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boulter's Island — is an island in the River Thames at Boulter s Lock, near Maidenhead, Berkshire. [cite book | last = Cove Smith | first = Chris | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = The River Thames Book | publisher = Imray Laurie Norie and Wilson | date = 2006… …   Wikipedia

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