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for Trailing spring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
a. & vb. n. from Trail.
Trailing arbutus. (Bot.) See under Arbutus.
Trailing spring, a spring fixed in the axle box of the
trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as
to assist in deadening any shock which may occur. --Weale.
Trailing wheel, a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not
a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a
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