from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pad or foot on a bracket which is used to fasten or support a boiler.
  • noun The flattened end of a boiler-stay, where it is enlarged to take the rivets; specifically, that part of the knee, bracket, or tension-stay which goes against the boiler and is fastened to it.


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