from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Build; bearing; carriage.
  • noun In metallurgy, the steam-ram of the squeezer, which operates on the ball of iron from the puddling-furnace.
  • noun In baking, one of the wooden scantlings placed like a frame around the loaves in the oven to hold them in position.
  • noun A favorable arrangement of the balls in billiards, croquet, etc., especially when left so by one player for the next.
  • noun A treat.

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  • noun Alternative form of setup.


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