from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a railroad, a rail which has the foot-flanges wide-spreading, the web vertical, and the head bulb-shaped.
- n. A horizontal wooden bar underneath a car-seat for the passengers who occupy the next seat behind to rest their feet on.
- n. In cabinet-making, a crosspiece, brace, or tie near the floor, as in some chairs, tables, etc.
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