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lewisson

lewisson


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lewis  \Lew"is\  (l[=u]"[i^]s),  Lewisson  \Lew"is*son\  (-s[u^]n), 
  n. 
  1.  An  iron  dovetailed  tenon,  made  in  sections,  which  can  be 
  fitted  into  a  dovetail  mortise;  --  used  in  hoisting  large 
  stones,  etc 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  shears  used  in  cropping  woolen  cloth. 
 
  {Lewis  hole},  a  hole  wider  at  the  bottom  than  at  the  mouth, 
  into  which  a  lewis  is  fitted.  --De  Foe.