• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Drag-bar a strong iron bar for connecting railway-carriages together—also Draw′-bar
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. dragan; Ger. tragen. Acc. to Curtius, nowise conn. with L. trahĕre.


In literature:

Under further orders, they dragged the trunk down into the bar-room.
"Blazed Trail Stories" by Stewart Edward White
Accordingly, a powerful "camel" was hastily improvised, by the aid of which the two vessels were dragged across the bar.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
He dragged up a form to the bar, and lifted on it, first, Will Johnson, and then Cissy.
"The King's Daughters" by Emily Sarah Holt
The Emperor bade them drag him to his bar.
"La Chanson de Roland" by Léon Gautier
They carried more than dragged me into a private dining room behind the bar.
"Vigorish" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Ruhannah, dragging her fish over the grass, was coming toward them; and the man called Eddie stepped forward to bar her progress.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Jenny took hold of the handle, and dragged it along the bar over the fire.
"The Grey Woman and other Tales" by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
The use of horizontal poles and bars, as well as climbing and dragging, belong to lifting.
"Pedagogics as a System" by Karl Rosenkranz
The hot coke is carried or dragged along by these bars.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
I spotted a bar down the street and dragged Maxwell onto a amband going that way.
"The Telenizer" by Don Thompson
Been dragging along for years at the Bar, but that's all over now!
"What a Man Wills" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Get away from the bars, you little rascal; if you don't, I'll drag you away by the hair!
"The Village Notary" by József Eötvös
From the cross-bars the bind-chains dragged jangling over the roots and rocks.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
As I put my hand on the cable, it was like a bar of iron, and I felt the anchor drag.
"Two Years in Oregon" by Wallis Nash
He had not gone far before he saw a thin little old man, dragging a cart loaded with twelve iron bars.
"Top of the World Stories for Boys and Girls" by Emilie Poulsson
Then Fox barred the gate and dragged a gun against it, for he had work to do inside.
"The Strange Story Book" by Mrs. Andrew Lang
But who could ever guess who the man was who was dragged to the bar.
"The Crime of the Congo" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
I stretched my hands through the bars, and grasping a man by the shoulders, dragged him to me.
"My Lady Rotha" by Stanley J. Weyman
Then laying hold of a bar, he tried to drag it out, setting one foot against the wall below.
"Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
His daughter dead, his political hopes blasted, his country's gates barred against him, he dragged out a miserable life in Europe.
"Superwomen" by Albert Payson Terhune

In news:

PENN engineers have raised the bar for lightweight graphite lever drag reels.
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The sturdy hanger bar accommodates heavy, long garments while the bottom shelf prevents them from dragging on the floor.
WE WERE LOOKING FOR ACTION, BUT NOT the kind offered by the porno shops and dive bars in this seedy section of Granville Street, Vancouver's main drag.
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Richie Rich Collaborates With Drag Bar Lucky Chengs.
The Wrangler 's solid front axle, track bar and drag-link steering system is an integral part of what gives the 4x4 its unmatched off-road chops -- in short, it's what makes the Wrangler a Wrangler .

In science:

At P = 21.9 bar (bottom right panel), the equatorial wind becomes more counter-rotating than super-rotating, partly as a result of the conservation of total angular momentum (which is set by starting the simulation from a windless initial state, in the absence of drag).
Atmospheric circulation of tidally locked exoplanets: a suite of benchmark tests for dynamical solvers