from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A division made in the conveyor-box of a flour-bolt to separate different grades.
  • n. In carriage-making, a board upon which are placed the geometrical lines that govern the framing and the exterior curved surface of a coach or other carriage-body of a similar character.


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  • The pony laid its ears back and jerked the cart forward so vigorously that Rhea went tumbling backward off the cant-board, her feet up, her white and bony shins showing above her ankle-high black shoes and mismatched wool stockings.

    Wizard and Glass


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