babbitting jig

noun

Definition of babbitting jig

: a molding box in which bearings or bearing brasses are placed while being babbitted

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First Known Use of babbitting jig

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for babbitting jig

from present participle of babbitt

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“Babbitting jig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/babbitting%20jig. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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