from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any metallic bar of arched shape, as the iron bar taking the place of a brick arch over the ash-pit door of some furnaces.
  • n. The upper member of a curved truss.
  • n. A wrought-iron bar extending from the bolster of a car-truck each way to the top of the journal-boxes.


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