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The rudder also was found to be much injured, the rudder-head being split through the centre, as low down as the upper pintle.True Blue|W.H.G. Kingston
Pintle, pin′tl, n. a little pin: a long iron bolt: the bolt or pin on which the rudder of a ship turns.
It will be noted that the truck center pintle is in fact the fulcrum for this leverage.Introduction of the Locomotive Safety Truck|John H. White
The barbette carriage revolves about a central pintle, or axis, and turns the gun around with it.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
Her timbers had started, her sides were coated with green weed; her rudder, wrenched from its pintle, lay hopelessly askew.The Astonishing History of Troy Town|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch