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  • n. An annular reinforcement in a steam boiler, to strengthen a place where a hole is made.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An annular re├źnforce, to strengthen a place where a hole is made.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thimble or annular plate used to reinforce a hole in a boiler.

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