Swingtree
Swingtree Swing"tree`, n. The bar of a carriage to which the traces are fastened; the whiffletree. [1913 Webster]

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  • swingtree — /swing tree /, n. a whiffletree. [1350 1400; ME; appar. syncopated var. of SWINGLETREE] * * * …   Universalium

  • swingtree — /swing tree /, n. a whiffletree. [1350 1400; ME; appar. syncopated var. of SWINGLETREE] * * * swingˈtree noun A whippletree • • • Main Entry: ↑swing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swingletree — Swin gle*tree , n. [So named in allusion to its swinging. See {Swingle}, v. i., and cf. {Swingtree}.] A whiffletree, or whippletree. See {Singletree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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