from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In locomotive-construction, the pin which permits a forging shaped like a capital U, either direct or inverted, to rock or adjust itself to the direction of the stress: particularly the pin of the spring-saddles. See saddle, 3 .
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It blew through our clothes as if we had none, fixed our fingers in claws not able to hold either halter or riding-stick, and cramped our legs so that we had no grip of the saddle-pin.