from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The frame of a gallows.
- n. The frame by which the beam of a beam-engine is supported.
- n. In mining, the structure erected over a shaft to support the pulleys and steady the cage.
- n. Called in the Pennsylvania anthracite region the head-frame.
- n. Nautical, same as gallows-bitts.
Sorry, no etymologies found.