drawbar [draw-bahr] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- 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;+ 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.
John H. White
A chart whereby you can find the tractive power or drawbar pull of any locomotive without making a figure.
Victor Wilfred Pag
These latter turn horizontally on a central pivot attached to the jaw end of the drawbar.
A shackle and links hang from the end of the drawbar for attachment to ordinary wagons.
The cross catch bars adjust themselves to the direction of the line of pull in the drawbar.
British Dictionary definitions for drawbar drawbar noun
- a strong metal bar on a tractor, locomotive, etc, bearing a hook or link and pin to attach a trailer, wagon, etc