from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A contrivance to fasten logs together in rafting; -- used by lumbermen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contrivance used by lumbermen for fastening logs together in rafting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of confining prisoners to their cells (usually to regain control during a riot)


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