from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A triangular rail.
- n. A fire-pole.
- n. A timber running along the tops of the upright pieces in the sides of the body of a railway-carriage and supporting the roof and roof-sticks. [Eng.] Called in the United States a plate.
- n. The top rail of a coach- or other heavy carriage-body.
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