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drawbar


drawbar [draw-bahr] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a heavy bar, often made of steel, attached to the rear of a tractor and used as a hitch for pulling machinery, as a plow or mower.

Origin of drawbar 1660–70, Americanism, for an earlier sense; draw + bar1 Examples from the Web for drawbar Historical Examples of drawbar

  • Note that there is no drawbar and that the coupler is merely bolted to the beams.

    The ‘Pioneer’: Light Passenger Locomotive of 1851

    John H. White

  • A chart whereby you can find the tractive power or drawbar pull of any locomotive without making a figure.

    Aviation Engines

    Victor Wilfred Pag

  • These latter turn horizontally on a central pivot attached to the jaw end of the drawbar.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887

    Various

  • A shackle and links hang from the end of the drawbar for attachment to ordinary wagons.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887

    Various

  • The cross catch bars adjust themselves to the direction of the line of pull in the drawbar.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for drawbar drawbar noun

    1. a strong metal bar on a tractor, locomotive, etc, bearing a hook or link and pin to attach a trailer, wagon, etc

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