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swingletree

Line breaks: swingle|tree
Pronunciation: /ˈswɪŋɡ(ə)ltriː
 
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Definition of swingletree in English:

noun

chiefly British
A crossbar pivoted in the middle, to which the traces are attached in a horse-drawn cart or plough.
Example sentences
  • Competitors brought their own ploughs and swingletrees.
  • We shall also be selling harness and swingletrees on the showground made by our trained harness makers.
  • Outside traces to swingletrees first and then the inside ones.

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