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Either of the two long shafts between which an animal is fastened when pulling a wagon or cart.
[Middle English thille, perhaps from Old English, plank.]
archaic another word for shaft6
[C14: perhaps related to Old English thille board, planking, Old High German dilla plank, Old Norse thili]
either of the pair of shafts of a vehicle between which a draft animal is harnessed.
[1275–1325; Middle English thille, of obscure orig.]