Sear spring
Sear Sear, n. [F. serre a grasp, pressing, fr. L. sera. See {Serry}.] The catch in a gunlock by which the hammer is held cocked or half cocked. [1913 Webster]

{Sear spring}, the spring which causes the sear to catch in the notches by which the hammer is held. [1913 Webster]


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