Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a fastening for the ends of a hoop for a bale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contrivance for joining the ends of the straps used in baling cotton, hay, etc.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.