Definition of Cupheads
1. cuphead [n] - See also: cuphead
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cupheads
Literary usage of Cupheads
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Highways and Horses by Athol Maudslay (1888)
"... drawing, and grinding the plates, rolling the eyes, and forging the cupheads, greatly reducing the time and labour necessary to make thoroughly reliable ..."
2. Tramways, Their Construction and Working: Embracing a Comprehensive History by Daniel Kinnear Clark (1878)
"The chairs are fastened to the sleepers by i-inch wrought-iron spikes, 4 inches long, with cupheads, and tapered for half an inch of length to ..."
3. Railway Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical by John Wilton Cuninghame Haldane (1897)
"... and of f" diameter rod iron, with cupheads for chair fastenings, but when employed for securing flange rails directly to the sleepers the heads are ..."
4. Railway Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical by John Wilton Cuninghame Haldane (1908)
"These spikes are usually about 6'' long, and of J" diameter rod iron, with cupheads for chair fastenings, but when employed for securing flange rails ..."