Definition of doubletree in English:
A crossbar in front of a wagon with a swingletree at each end, enabling two horses to be harnessed.
- The doubletree on the wagon could be adjusted to allow one horse to pull more.
- The wheel horses pull on the doubletree against this hammerpin running through the wagon-tonque.
Mid 19th century: from double, on the pattern of singletree.
Definition of doubletree in:
- US English dictionary
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