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The pivoted horizontal crossbar to which the harness traces of a draft animal are attached and which is in turn attached to a vehicle or an implement. Also called regionally whiffletree, whippletree.

[Alteration (influenced by doubletree) of swingletree.]


(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a variant, esp US and Austral, of swingletree


(ˈʰwɪf əlˌtri, ˈwɪf-)

Northern U.S. a crossbar, pivoted at the middle, to which the traces of a harness are fastened for pulling a vehicle or a plow. Also called whippletree , singletree.
[1820–30; variant of whippletree]


A beam of wood, about three feet long with hooks on each end to which harness Tugs or Traces were attached. The middle of the singletree was attached to either an Evener or a one-horse implement.
References in classic literature ?
The leaders slacked back an' darn near sat down on their singletrees when I threw the back into the wheelers an' slammed on the brake an' stopped on the very precise spot.
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His harness was askew across his back and the singletree hitch still dragged behind where it had snapped from the cultivator at the gate opening.
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A man standing nearby said that he had a singletree that was made of bodock that he had used for about fifty years.
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Mount a singletree made from 3/4-inch conduit on the bottom second or third horizontal piece of your dash.