pillow block


: a block or standard to support a journal (as of a shaft) : bearing

Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pillow block was in 1814

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“Pillow block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pillow%20block. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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