from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A device attached to the end of the reel on a yarn-reeling machine, to facilitate the removal of the hanks.
- n. One of the short lengths of studding used in bridging floors. Also bridging-piece.
- n. Same as bridge, 20.
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Connected with the lever, M, by the bridge-piece, K, and facing it, is a slotted arm, G, as shown in the end view, Fig. 10.