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duledge (plural duledges)
- (military) One of the dowels joining the ends of the fellies which form the circle of the wheel of a gun carriage.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Wilhelm to this entry?)
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian page 45
- The duledge pegs worked loose and dropped behind. Wheels began to break up.