noun fault·er \-tər\

Definition of faulter



dialectal, British

  1. :  a wrongdoer especially against the church

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Origin and Etymology of faulter

alteration (influenced by -er, noun suffix) of Middle English (Scots) fautor, fautour wrongdoer, from Middle English fauten to commit a fault + -or, -our -or

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to cast off or become cast off

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