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  • n. A rod which unites the drawgear at opposite ends of the car, and bears the pull required to draw the train.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rod which unites the drawgear at opposite ends of the car, and bears the pull required to draw the train.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rod by which two draw-bars, or the drawing-gears at the opposite ends of a railroad-car, are joined.
  • n. A straight rod with a thread and nut at one end and an eye and thread and nut at the other, used to secure the draw-bar of a sleigh.

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