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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A heavy horizontal bar sometimes used to spread the loop of a hoisting chain to prevent crushing the load.

Usage examples (17)
  • "It's better than that old singletree of yours," Pea Eye said.
  • The trace chains of two horses are attached to this home-made, wooden singletree.
  • The trace chains of the team of horses could be attached to the hooks on the singletree.
  • May also be produced by kicks from other horses, or hocks may be bruised by the singletree. for more
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