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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Fishing line with many hooks for bottom fishing in deep water.

Usage examples (14)
  • She measured two handfuls of coarse flour and shook it through a boulter of cloth.
  • This means literally: 'Riven as a blacksmith rives a sieve or boulter.'
  • Nutmegs, Mace, Cinnamon, Cloves and Ginger bruised, and put it into a boulter bag, and hang it in the barrel.
  • Then let it run through a boulter, and put a little Orange flower-water to it, and sliced bread; and so serve it up cold. for more
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