platform-spring love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In a vehicle, a compound spring consisting of a rectangular arrangement of four arched springs, each made up of long, thin, curved steel plates of regularly diminishing lengths bolted together.


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  • The carriage was a platform-spring wagon, with a man and woman in the front seat, and in the rear a couple of alert young fellows sat holding rifles in their hands and eyeing the plain for game.

    The Moccasin Ranch A Story of Dakota

  • Then the bearers lifted the coffin and slipped it into the platform-spring wagon, which was backed up to the door.

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