pintle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pin'tl), [key]
- a pin or bolt, esp. one on which something turns, as the gudgeon of a hinge.
- a pin, bolt, or hook by which a gun or the like is attached to the rear of a towing vehicle.
- a cast iron or steel base for a wooden post, often cast in a single piece with a cap for a lower post.
- pintle (Thesaurus)