Chowter Chow"ter (chou"t[~e]r), v. t. [Cf. OE. chowre, and Prov. E. chow, to grumble.] To grumble or mutter like a froward child. [Obs.] --E. Phillips. [1913 Webster]

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  • chowter — † ˈchowter, v. Obs. [cf. chunter.] ‘To grumble or mutter like a froward child’ (J.). in Phillips, whence in Kersey, Bailey, Johnson, and later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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