from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A part of anything forming a cheek, or a piece intended to pass over or cover a cheek.
- n. Specifically In armor, that part of a defensive head-covering which defends the cheeks.
- n. A crank; a driving-wing; usually, a crank having parallel sides, and hence as large at its outer end as where it joins the shaft.
- n. One of a pair of curved liners for a shaft-bearing.
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