Flighter

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Flighter (Brewing) A horizontal vane revolving over the surface of wort in a cooler, to produce a circular current in the liquor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flighter In brewing and distilling, a horizontal vane revolving over the surface of wort in a cooler, to produce a circular current in the liquor.
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Usage

In literature:

Warde was the right sort, a clinker, a first flighter.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
In front was a welter of ambitious first flighters.
"Mrs. Fitz" by J. C. Snaith
My very heart flighters when I look at him, an' I amaist think I find his steel quivering at my midriff.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by James Hogg
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