from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A part of anything forming a cheek, or a piece intended to pass over or cover a cheek.
- n. Specifically In armor, that part of a defensive head-covering which defends the cheeks.
- n. A crank; a driving-wing; usually, a crank having parallel sides, and hence as large at its outer end as where it joins the shaft.
- n. One of a pair of curved liners for a shaft-bearing.
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One, who had searched near Telades, had found the cheek-piece of a soldier's helmet.
Full length stock with small cheek-piece and flattened at muzzle for shooting from a rest.
German silver figure of deer inlaid on cheek-piece.
Then he prayed to the daughter of mighty Zeus, and straightway swung his long spear aloft and hurled it, and smote Eupeithes through his casque with the cheek-piece of bronze.
Al stopped her by the simple method of reaching out his left hand and catching Snake by the cheek-piece of the bridle.
If the animal shows unwillingness to approach the mounting-block, the man should hold the off cheek-piece of the headstall of the bridle with his right hand, and, with the flat of his left hand, prevent the horse from swinging his hind quarters out.
His armour was lavishly adorned with gold: from the cheek-piece of his helmet, from his
Then a thought struck Nic, and he bent down as if to reach the cheek-piece of the bit, and slipped a shilling into the man's hand.
She might have survived the strict purity of all things, the deck lines whiter than Parian marble, the bulwarks brighter than the cheek-piece of
More often it had, in lieu of this effectual but cumbrous guard, a mere lappet or cheek-piece, consisting of a plate of metal, attached to the rim, which descended over the ears in the form of a half-oval or semicircle.
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