from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That member of the structure of a machine which is at either side, as the side-frame of a locomotive, a motor-car, or a steam fire-engine.
  • n. The supporting-frame for the guides of the cross-head in an old-style vertical marine engine having no beam, but two back-acting connecting-rods from the cross-head.
  • n. Any side portion of a frame or structure.


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