from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A narrow footboard extending under and beside the doors of some automobiles and other conveyances.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In electricity, a mounting for reels of wire by means of which, in the construction of overhead lines, several wires can be run off the reels simultaneously and fastened to the cross-arms of the poles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A narrow
boardserving as a step beneaththe doors of some cars.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of some old cars
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