kelter

noun (1)

variant of

: proper or usual state or condition : order out of kilter
kel·​ter | \ ˈkeltər \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of kelter (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: to move restlessly : undulate

kelter

noun (2)
kel·​ter | \ ˈkəltə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of kelter (Entry 3 of 3)

1 dialectal, England : property of any kind especially : money
2 : rubbish, trash

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Intransitive verb

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“Kelter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kelter. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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