from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In car-building, a metal plate fastened to the end-plate of a car at a corner. It has a recess in which the end of a push-bar may be inserted so that the car may be pushed by a locomotive on a parallel track: much used in switching and making up trains in railway-yards.
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