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French translation: Flaughter is a tool used for cutting peatA

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English term or phrase:flaughter, a rutter and a tusker?
French translation:Flaughter is a tool used for cutting peatA
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22:54 Jan 9, 2005
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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / taking place in England in 1807 (or thereabouts)
English term or phrase: flaughter, a rutter and a tusker?
Have you brought a flaughter, a rutter and a tusker?

The only description I know of tusker is :animal with prominent tusk but these seem to be tools of magicians.
A definition is accepted, if not a translation.
DocteurPC
Canada
Local time: 14:19
Flaughter is a tool used for cutting peatA
Explanation:
I can only extrapolate that a rutter is to carve a rut in the peat prior to cutting, as for a tusker? some sort of sharpener?

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Note added at 2005-01-09 23:12:18 (GMT)
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Should read PEAT

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Note added at 2005-01-09 23:15:11 (GMT)
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... From a Thurso blacksmith he purchased a flaughter, rutter and tusker, the standard peat-cutting tools, and worked tirelessly and alone on his project. ...
www.adrifterslegacy.co.uk/page.php?domain_ name=adrifterslegacy.co.uk&viewpage=More%20Scottish - 54k - 8 jan 2005 -
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zaphod
Local time: 19:19
Grading comment
Merci - ce serait bien de trouver les versions françaises maintenant (si c'est possible)
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Flaughter is a tool used for cutting peatA


Explanation:
I can only extrapolate that a rutter is to carve a rut in the peat prior to cutting, as for a tusker? some sort of sharpener?

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Note added at 2005-01-09 23:12:18 (GMT)
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Should read PEAT

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Note added at 2005-01-09 23:15:11 (GMT)
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... From a Thurso blacksmith he purchased a flaughter, rutter and tusker, the standard peat-cutting tools, and worked tirelessly and alone on his project. ...
www.adrifterslegacy.co.uk/page.php?domain_ name=adrifterslegacy.co.uk&viewpage=More%20Scottish - 54k - 8 jan 2005 -

zaphod
Local time: 19:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Merci - ce serait bien de trouver les versions françaises maintenant (si c'est possible)

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agree  jacrav
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agree  GILOU
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agree  Assimina Vavoula
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agree  Ellen-Marian Panissieres-Beuker
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