Definition of singletree in English:

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singletree

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪŋɡ(ə)ltriː/

noun

North American term for swingletree.
Example sentences
  • I am a sucker for rusty stuff - ramshackle windmills, a rotting singletree hanging on that hook where grandpa put it the last time he unhitched the team, plows, skillets, barbed wire.
  • I no longer tell someone I'll leave the latch string out for them or describe a wife's ire at a husband as so severe she took out after him with a singletree.
  • That was true, if having the singletree fall on me while I helped harness Samson and Achilles up to the cargo wagon could be deemed honorable.

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