a spanner consisting of a steel cylinder with a hexagonal end that fits over a nut: used esp to turn nuts in positions that are recessed or difficult of access
an upholstered bedspring composed of a number of helical springs, each in a cylindrical cloth pocket. Historical Examples Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy noun a coiled spring contained in a boxlike frame, used as base for mattresses, chairs, etc
a room-sized stall, usually square, for a horse or other large animal. Historical Examples Bred of the Desert Marcus Horton The Road Jack London Riding for Ladies Mrs. Power O’Donoghue Sisters Kathleen Norris The Killer Stewart Edward White Motor Matt’s Mystery Stanley R. Matthews Sweet Cicely Josiah Allen’s Wife: Marietta Holley Motor Matt’s Mystery Stanley […]
a socket for holding the end of a lock bolt when the door is closed.
a basic dance step in which the feet move as if forming a square or rectangle. Historical Examples The Flying U’s Last Stand B. M. Bower Excuse Me! Rupert Hughes