Definitions of pawl

The word pawl uses 4 letters:alpw.

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n. - A pivoted tongue, or sliding bolt, on one part of a machine, adapted to fall into notches, or interdental spaces, on another part, as a ratchet wheel, in such a manner as to permit motion in one direction and prevent it in the reverse, as in a windlass; a catch, click, or detent. See Illust. of Ratchet Wheel. 2

v. t. - To stop with a pawl; to drop the pawls off. 2


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i - pilaw12

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