Felter vs Kelter - What's the difference?

felter | kelter |

As a verb felter

is to clot or mat together like felt.

As a noun kelter is

meaning order or balance.




(en verb)
  • To clot or mat together like felt.
  • * Fairfax
  • 'His feltered locks that on his bosom fell.
    (Webster 1913) ----




  • meaning order or balance
  • * {{quote-book, year=1851, author=Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, title=Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Fiscal''--Something has been out of kelter at Washington these two years with regard to the rigid application of appropriations, at least in the Indian Department. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1867, author=William Henry Smyth, title=The Sailor's Word-Book, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=--All over'', resemblance to a particular object, as a ship in bad kelter : "she's a privateer ''all over ." }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1910, author=Alexander Irvine, title=From the Bottom Up, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=It was intimated to me that such "frivolousness" was out of kelter with the profession of a Christian. }}