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  • noun Plural form of clevis.

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Examples

  • It was an orderly toolroom: the bridles occupied a row over the collars, hames and back-bands came next, and on the other side of the room, on six-inch spikes, hung extra clevises, buckles, straps, and such materials as accidents to farm machinery required.

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  • In the blacksmith shop the simpler problems in forging were covered, including the making of hooks, clevises, cold chisels and other small tools.

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  • "I 'spect you's de only one, Jimmy; we's all chained up; dese nigger-dealers is all blacksmifs an' keeps balls, hobbles, gripes, an 'clevises, an' loads us wid iron."

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • He took the empty shop of Patty Cannon's first husband, years after that saint died, and worked on hobbles, clevises, and chains to hold the kidnapped articles of commerce.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • He was brought back to Chattanooga, where a blacksmith welded a pair of heavy clevises on his ankles, and connected them with a chain only about eighteen inches in length.

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  • For over 40 years we have been producing linking elements such as bolts, clevises, angle joints, ball joints, rod ends and retaining elements and selling them around the world.

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  • For over 40 years we have been producing linking elements such as bolts, clevises, angle joints, ball joints, rod ends and retaining elements and selling them around the world.

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  • The clevises are attached to a rotational face plate for axial straightening, while the face plate mounts to a vertical and lateral upright frame assembly that adjusts for bow or camber.

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  • The outer two bolts are used to attach to two hanger rods with beam clevises at the top.

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  • The product is designed to allow for misalignment in connections between mounting brackets, rod clevises, and limit switches.

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