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singletree

[ sing-guhl-tree ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gəlˌtri /
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noun

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Origin of singletree

1835–45, Americanism; variant of swingletree
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British Dictionary definitions for singletree

singletree
/ (ˈsɪŋɡəlˌtriː) /

noun

a variant, esp US and Austral, of swingletree
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