Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Dwang (Page: 463)

Dwang (?), n. [Cf. D. dwingen to force, compel.]

1. (Carp.) A piece of wood set between two studs, posts, etc., to stiffen and support them.

2. (Mech.) (a) A kind of crowbar. (b) A large wrench. Knight.