drawrod definition

  • noun:
    • A rod which unites the drawgear at other ends of car, and bears the pull necessary to draw the train.
    • A rod which unites the drawgear at contrary stops for the car, and bears the pull expected to draw the train.
    • A rod through which two draw-bars, and/or drawing-gears at the reverse stops of a railroad-car, are accompanied.
    • A straight pole with a thread and fan at one end and a watch and thread and nut at other, regularly secure the draw-bar of a sleigh.
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