Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The head of a draw-bar.
  • noun In spinning, a contrivance in which the slivers are lengthened and receive an additional twist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Railroad) The flanged outer end of a drawbar; also, a name applied to the drawgear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun rail transport The flanged outer end of a drawbar.
  • noun rail transport A name applied to the drawgear.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

draw +‎ head

Examples

  • Gallagher released the driver-brakes and let the 206 and the plow drift down the grade until his tender drawhead touched the laborers 'car.

    Empire Builders

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