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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A transverse division, as that which separates stalls; a transom; a bar or beam.
- n. A stall.
- n. A counter or desk in a shop.
“Many of the more serious operations can most advantageously be performed with the patient secured in some form or other of stock or trevis, and the foot suitably fixed.”
“The animal should be fixed in a trevis, with each foot fixed to a post and a sling placed under the body, or it may be thrown and put under chloroform.”
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