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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Axletree  \Ax"le*tree`\,  n.  [Cf.  Icel.  ["o]xultr?.] 
  1.  A  bar  or  beam  of  wood  or  iron,  connecting  the  opposite 
  wheels  of  a  carriage,  on  the  ends  of  which  the  wheels 
  revolve. 
 
  2.  A  spindle  or  axle  of  a  wheel.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  axletree 
  n  :  a  dead  axle  on  a  carriage  or  wagon  that  has  terminal 
  spindles  on  which  the  wheel  revolve 




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