- Also called toggle rail. a wooden batten across the width of a flat, for strengthening the frame.
- Also called toggle iron. a metal device for fastening a toggle rail to a frame.
verb (used with object), tog·gled, tog·gling.
Words nearby toggle
Origin of toggle
OTHER WORDS FROM toggletog·gler, noun
Examples from the Web for toggle
This knot may be instantly released by merely pulling out the toggle.Knots, Splices and Rope Work|A. Hyatt Verrill
Deston flipped a toggle and the solitary green light went out.Subspace Survivors|E. E. Smith
A few inches back of the toggle is a short piece of stout thong plaited in the bridle end.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
Then toggle or hook the gun-purchase to the outer bight of the slings, and sway away.Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy.|Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Originally a kind of toggle for the medicine-box or tobacco-pouch, carved out of wood or ivory.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis