gambrel

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gambrel

(găm′brəl)
n.
The hock of a horse or other animal.

gambrel

the bracket-shaped piece of iron rod on which a sheep carcass is traditionally hung to cool and set.
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Y la cubierta de esa casa tambien barre fronteras, "And for everlasting Roof / The Gambrels of the Sky" (11.
So unless interest in gambrels revives, this style will soon die out.
Whether you choose to use an ATV to get you closer to your honeyhole, or simply as standby, to assist you when meat's down, they have become as much a part of big game hunting as hoists, gambrels, mules and pack horses.