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- n. A kind of large steelyard for weighing merchandise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of large steelyard for weighing merchandise; -- also called weighmaster's beam.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A weighing-scale carried by a wooden or iron horse, for convenience in weighing freight at a dock or railroad-station; a portable scale used by custom-house weighers, etc.
weigh + beam (Wiktionary)
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