A projecting piece to which anything, as a rod, is attached, or against which anything, as a wedge or key, bears, or through which a bolt passes, etc.
To move slowly and heavily.
Anything which moves slowly.
A rod or pole.
A measure of length, being 16½ feet; a rod, pole, or perch.
The bracket attached to a drum that accepts a tension rod.
In wristwatch-cases, a thin metal rod fixed between the horns, for attaching the wrist band.
As applied to boiler suspension, a steel eyepiece fitted and riveted or welded to the curvature of a boiler shell or drum and connected by a steel U-bolt or sling rod to overhead steel structure; used to support the weight of a boiler.