from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bar or beam over which hides are drawn to remove wrinkles and give an even thickness.


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  • The ORR is bringing charges under health and safety law, accusing Network Rail of "failure to provide and implement suitable and sufficient standards, procedures, guidance, training, tools and resources for the inspection and maintenance of fixed stretcher-bar points".

    The Guardian World News

  • Nearby two more rolled-up paintings from the 1970s lay waiting for their own stretcher-bar debut.

    NYT > Home Page


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