stackfreed

noun
stack·​freed | \ˈstakˌfrēd\
plural -s

Definition of stackfreed 

: an eccentric wheel or cam having a spring pressing on it and formerly attached to the barrel of the earliest mainspring-driven timepieces to equalize the force transmitted

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