from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A metal strip or guard covering the joint of the top of a landau.
  • n. A reinforcing piece on the cantle of a saddletree.
  • n. In entomology, a horny plate on the cephalic extremity of the larvæ of certain insects.
  • n. In gunnery, a plate which covers the breast of the cheeks of a gun-carriage.


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