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b:back-stay [2018/03/30 02:05] (current)
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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​b|Definitions under B]]
 +====== 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]].