sprag

noun
\ ˈsprag How to pronounce sprag (audio) \

Definition of sprag

: a pointed stake or steel bar let down from a halted vehicle (such as a wagon) to prevent it from rolling

First Known Use of sprag

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sprag

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“Sprag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprag. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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