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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Derrick.
  • n. a combination of the derrick and the crane, having facility for hoisting and also for swinging the load horizontally.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crane in which the post is supported by fixed stays in the rear and the jib is pivoted like the boom of a derrick.

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