Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An iron lever for raising up great stones.
  • noun Nautical, a halyard-block.
  • noun A cuckold.

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Examples

  • She sat straight in a tall straight chair, her arms along the chair-arms; over their ram-head ends, her fingers showed as fine as ivory spindles.

    The Persian Boy

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