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Pintle

pintle

1. A little pin.

2. (Science: mechanics) An upright pivot pin; as: The pivot pin of a hinge.

A hook or pin on which a rudder hangs and turns.

A pivot about which the chassis swings, in some kinds of gun carriages.

A kingbolt of a wagon.

Origin: A diminutive of Pin.


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