- (n.) A crossbeam; a lay of joists.
- (n.) A wooden frame to confine an unruly horse or ox while shoeing.
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Definition for: AVERT
- (n.) To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of; as, how can the danger be averted? "To avert his ire."
- (v. i.) To turn away.