Anything Obscure & Eclectic


v. — To splash about or work in anything wet or dirty
— to move or work aimlessly or ineffectually; to potter

fm. English dialects, by way of plout, to submerge or splash

first published. 1808

‘Miss’s pony has trodden dahn two rigs uh corn, un ploutered through, raight o’er inthu t’meadow.’

—Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

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