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bascule

noun bas·cule \ˈbas-(ˌ)kyül\

Definition of BASCULE

:  an apparatus or structure (as a drawbridge) in which one end is counterbalanced by the other on the principle of the seesaw or by weights

Origin of BASCULE

French, seesaw
First Known Use: 1678

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