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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dead shaft on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheels revolve..

Usage examples (34)
  • It was prettily devised of Aesop, 'The fly sat upon the axletree of the chariot-wheel and said, what a dust do I raise.'
  • I said to the men beside me, "Lift up the axletree."
  • Than his bright throne or burning axletree could bear.
  • He dropped the bridle and reached down for the axletree. for more
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