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[draw-bahr] /ˈdrɔˌbɑr/
a heavy bar, often made of steel, attached to the rear of a tractor and used as a hitch for pulling machinery, as a plow or mower.
Origin of drawbar
1660-70, Americanism, for an earlier sense; draw + bar1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for drawbar
  • Never use a two or three-point hitch as a single-point hitch instead of the drawbar.
  • The contestant will dismount form the tractor to insert the drawbar pin and remove it.
  • Hitch only to the drawbar and hitch points that the manufacturer recommends.
  • Do not alter the drawbar by raising or shortening it.
  • Never use a three-point hitch as a single-point hitch instead of a drawbar.
  • The locomotive's drawbar was attached to a dynamometer.
British Dictionary definitions for drawbar


a strong metal bar on a tractor, locomotive, etc, bearing a hook or link and pin to attach a trailer, wagon, etc
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