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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crossbar that is attached to the traces of a draft horse and to the vehicle or implement that the horse is pulling.

Usage examples (3)
  • The mare crashed into the rockaway on one side and the bay shattered the swingletree on the other with the forewheel of our buggy.
  • The string was led off by a pair of steady leaders, hitched by a swingletree to the end of the picket rope, the whole thus presenting a team of about twelve or fifteen...
  • "Well, onct ole Hank Swartzman swatted him over the head with a swingletree. for more
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