from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of hand-barrow used in iron foundries, etc.


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  • For small pieces of work a deal hand-frame, morticed at the corners, will suffice, and this may be rested on the table before the worker, being held in its position by two heavy leaden weights, covered with leather or baize, in order to prevent them from slipping.

    Handbook of Embroidery


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