Definition of swingletree in English:


Line breaks: swingle|tree
Pronunciation: /ˈswɪŋg(ə)ltriː


chiefly British
  • A crossbar pivoted in the middle, to which the traces are attached in a horse-drawn cart or plough.
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    • 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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