Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A vane; a weathercock.
  • noun A device for operating the valve of an engine, consisting of cords attached to the valve-handle and pulled by some reciprocating part of the mechanism. This device was used as a valve-gear in some of the earliest forms of steam-engine.

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  • Also scoggin.

    April 24, 2018