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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A spring which forces the dog or click of a ratchet-and-dog combination to fall into the space between teeth after the dog is lifted. The spring causes the dog to click.

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  • "A spring which forces the dog or click of a ratchet-and-dog combination to fall into the space between teeth after the dog is lifted. The spring causes the dog to click."

    --CD&C

    March 27, 2012