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pintle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pintle  \Pin"tle\,  n.  [A  diminutive  of  {Pin}.] 
  1.  A  little  pin. 
 
  2.  (Mech.)  An  upright  pivot  pin;  as: 
  a  The  pivot  pin  of  a  hinge. 
  b  A  hook  or  pin  on  which  a  rudder  hangs  and  turns. 
  c  A  pivot  about  which  the  chassis  swings,  in  some  kinds 
  of  gun  carriages. 
  d  A  kingbolt  of  a  wagon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pintle 
  n  :  a  pin  or  bolt  forming  the  pivot  of  a  hinge 




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