checkrail

check rail

noun
(in a window sash) a meeting rail, especially one closing against the corresponding rail with a diagonal or rabbeted overlap.
Also, checkrail.
Compare plain rail.


Origin:
1875–80

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checkrail (ˈtʃɛkˌreɪl)
 
n
(Brit) another word for guardrail

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