Definition of lachter in US English:

lachter

(also luchter, lochter, loghter)

noun

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
rare
  • A handful of corn or grain cut at one stroke of the sickle and bound up in a sheaf. Also figurative: a large number, a lot.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From early Scandinavian + -er, apparently after other words with this ending, e.g. laughter, fodder (since survival of the early Scandinavian inflectional -r would be unparalleled).