Rocking shaft
Rocking Rock"ing, a. Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used for rocking. [1913 Webster]

{Rocking shaft}. (Mach.) See {Rock shaft}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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