castellated nut

a tall lock nut, having on its outer face radial slits allowing for insertion of a cotter pin or wire in both the nut and a hole in its bolt, so as to prevent the nut from coming loose. See illus. under nut.
Also called castle nut.

1900–05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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