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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cant timbers Cant \Cant\, n. [OF., edge, angle, prof. from L. canthus the iron ring round a carriage wheel, a wheel, Gr. ? the corner of the eye, the felly of a wheel; cf. W. cant the stake or tire of a wheel. Cf. Canthus, Canton, Cantle.] 1. A corner; angle; niche. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The first and principal person in the temple was Irene, or Peace; she was placed aloft in a cant. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. An outer or external angle. [1913 Webster] 3. An inclination from a horizontal or vertical line; a slope or bevel; a titl. --Totten. [1913 Webster] 4. A sudden thrust, push, kick, or other impulse, producing a bias or change of direction; also, the bias or turn so give; as, to give a ball a cant. [1913 Webster] 5. (Coopering) A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mech.) A segment of he rim of a wooden cogwheel. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 7. (Naut.) A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads. [1913 Webster] Cant frames, Cant timbers (Naut.), timber at the two ends of a ship, rising obliquely from the keel. [1913 Webster]

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