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|+||====== Back Stay ======|
|+||A piece of [[g:girths|girth]] or leather fastened to the lower [[h:hind-posts-rails|hind rail]] at one end and to the top rim of the [[c:coffin|coffin]] at the other, in wooden presses, to check the [[r:run-out|running out]] of the [[c:carriage|carriage]] beyond the point which will allow the[[t:tympan| tympan]] to rise clear of the front of the [[p:platen|platen]].|