Colter
Colter Col"ter, n. [AS. culter, fr. L. culter plowshare, knife. Cf. {Cutlass}.] A knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard. [Written also {coulter}.] [1913 Webster]

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