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sprag Syllabification: sprag

Definition of sprag in English:


1A simple brake on a vehicle, especially a stout stick or bar inserted between the spokes of a wheel to check its motion.
1.1A one-way clutch that keeps a vehicle from rolling backwards.
2 Mining A prop used to support a roof, wall, or seam.


Mid 19th cent: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with sprag

bag, blag, brag, Bragg, crag, dag, drag, flag, gag, hag, jag, lag, mag, nag, quag, rag, sag, scrag, slag, snag, stag, swag, tag, wag, zag
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