Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, a horizontal iron bar extending in one piece from jamb to jamb through the mullions of a traceried window. See saddle-bar.
  • noun Same as stay-rod, 2.
  • noun Same as stay-rod, 1.

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Examples

  • With stormy eyes she pulled the stay-bar quickly, and, in doing so, caught his arm between the casement and the stone mullion.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • With stormy eyes she pulled the stay-bar quickly, and, in doing so, caught his arm between the casement and the stone mullion.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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