Definition of Linchpins

1. Noun. (plural of linchpin) ¹



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Definition of Linchpins

1. linchpin [n] - See also: linchpin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linchpins

linalool 8-monooxygenase
linalools
linament
linaments
linaria
linarite
lincRNA
lincRNAs
linch
linches
linchet
linchets
linchi
linchis
linchpin
linchpins (current term)
lincomycin
lincomycins
lincosamide
lincosamides
lincosaminide O-nucleotidyltransferase
lincture
linctures
linctus
linctuses
lind
lindackerite
lindane
lindanes

Literary usage of Linchpins

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1. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"During that time several instances have occurred in which the linchpins have broke or come out, but owing to this contrivance no accident has happened ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"I know there are linchpins and kingpins tor locomotives, but they lire not used for the same purpose as the articles in suit. ..."

3. John Todd: The Story of His Life Told Mainly by Himself by John Todd (1876)
"A Revival.—Conduct of the Inquiry-meeting.—A Remonstrance.—Organization of a new Church.— A Trap.—The linchpins.—Call from the Union Church.—The Answer. ..."

4. A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent: Being a Guide to Holland by John Murray (Firm) (1853)
"Special attention should be given that the linchpins are properly replaced : foreign ostlers are very careless on this head ; and in France it seems as ..."

5. The Emporium of Arts and Sciences by John Redman Coxe (1812)
"Method to prevent the Accidents which frequently happen from the linchpins of Carriages breaking or coining out. Sy Mr. J. VARTY.* (With an engraving. ..."

6. The United Service (1889)
"How indeed did the madam get the ambulance, the horses, the harness? and, O ye Fates! the linchpins ! heavens! yes, the linchpins ! ..."

7. The library by Apollodorus (1921)
"Accordingly Myrtilus, being in love with her and wishing to gratify her, did not insert the linchpins in the boxes of the wheels,3 and thus caused Oenomaus ..."

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