Origin of pintle
Examples from the Web for pintle
A speek was a large nail; a pintle, then as now, a rudder-pin.
It took but a minute to adjust the pintle, and Wilbur regained the deck again, dripping and a little pale.
On the trail transom, pintle plates rimmed the hole that went over the pintle on the limber.Artillery Through the Ages|Albert Manucy
Charlie, tell him what's wanted; we can't work the pintle in from the deck.
Pintle, pin′tl, n. a little pin: a long iron bolt: the bolt or pin on which the rudder of a ship turns.