bridle iron definition

  • noun:
    • a good flat club of iron, bent to be able to help, as with a stirrup, one end of a floor wood, etc. where no adequate bearing may be had.
    • A steel or wroughtiron loop or frame for supporting the end of a beam from a wall or another ray; a joisthanger.
    • a good level club of iron, bent to be able to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc. where no adequate bearing are had.
    • A steel or wroughtiron loop or framework for giving support to the end of a beam from a wall or another beam; a joisthanger.
  • others:
    • a very good flat bar of iron, so bent on help, as with a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc., in which no sufficient bearing may be had; -- labeled as also stirrup and hanger.
    • a very good level bar of metal, therefore bent as to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc., where no adequate bearing is had; -- called in addition stirrup and hanger.

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