Splinter bar
Splinter Splin"ter, n. [See {Splinter}, v., or {Splint}, n.] A thin piece split or rent off lengthwise, as from wood, bone, or other solid substance; a thin piece; a sliver; as, splinters of a ship's mast rent off by a shot. [1913 Webster]

{Splinter bar}. (a) A crossbar in a coach, which supports the springs. (b) The bar to which the traces are attached; a roller bolt; a whiffletree. [1913 Webster]


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  • splinter bar — noun 1. Britain : whiffletree 2. : a crossbar in a coach or other vehicle to support the springs 3. : a bar or other part in a wood planing machine to decrease splintering of the fibers * * * splinter bar noun The crossbar of a coach, supporting… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Splinter — Splin ter, n. [See {Splinter}, v., or {Splint}, n.] A thin piece split or rent off lengthwise, as from wood, bone, or other solid substance; a thin piece; a sliver; as, splinters of a ship s mast rent off by a shot. [1913 Webster] {Splinter bar} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • splinter — v. & n. v.tr. & intr. break into fragments. n. a small thin sharp edged piece broken off from wood, stone, etc. Phrases and idioms: splinter bar Brit. a crossbar in a vehicle to which traces are attached; a swingletree. splinter group (or party)… …   Useful english dictionary

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