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ETYM Old Eng. bogh, AS. bôg, bôh, bough, shoulder; akin to Icel. bôgr shoulder, bow of a ship, Swed. bog, Dan. bov, Old High Germ. buog, German bug. Related to Bow of a ship.
Any of the larger branches of a tree.
1 — used as an attributive form of craps
2. A throw of 2, 3, or 12 in the game of craps losing the shooter his bet unless he has a point — called also craps — compare natural
ETYM Orig., a gallows, from a hangman named Derrick. The name is of Dutch origin; Dutch Diederik, Dierryk, prop. meaning, chief of the people; cf. AS. peódric, Eng. Theodoric, German Dietrich. Related to Dutch, and Rich.
1. A framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered.
2. A simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom.
Hoisting mechanism using a boom and a central post.
Simple lifting machine consisting of a pole carrying a block and tackle. Derricks are commonly used on ships that carry freight. In the oil industry the tower used for hoisting the drill pipes is known as a derrick.
Sinonimi: gallowstree | gibbet | gallous
A wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging; SYN. gallowstree, gibbet, gallous.
ETYM Old Eng. gibet, French gibet, in Old Fren. also club, from Late Lat. gibetum; cf. Old Fren. gibe sort of sickle or hook, Italian giubbetto gibbet, and giubbetta, dim. of giubba mane, also, an under waistcoat, doublet, Prov. Italian gibba (cf. Jupon).
1. A kind of gallows; an upright post with an arm projecting from the top, on which, formerly, criminals were hanged in chains, and their bodies allowed to remain as a warning.
2. The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib.