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Rung (?),

imp. & p. p. of Ring.


© Webster 1913.

Rung, n. [OE. ronge, AS. hrung, a staff, rod, pole; akin to G. runge a short, thick piece of iron or wood, OD. ronghe a prop, support, Icel. rong a rib in a ship, Goth. Hrugga a staff.]

1. Shipbuilding

A floor timber in a ship.


One of the rounds of a ladder.


One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy staff.

4. Mach.

One of the radial handles projecting from the rim of a steering wheel; also, one of the pins or trundles of a lantern wheel.


© Webster 1913.

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