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doc Definition of pawl
    English to English
    noun
  • a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • A pivoted tongue, or sliding bolt, on one part of a machine, adapted to fall into notches, or interdental spaces, on another part, as a ratchet wheel, in such a manner as to permit motion in one direction and prevent it in the reverse, as in a windlass; a catch, click, or detent. See Illust. of Ratchet Wheel.
  • source: Webster 1913
    verb
  • To stop with a pawl; to drop the pawls off.
  • source: Webster 1913
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