pin|tle

pin|tle
pin|tle «PIHN tuhl», noun.
1. a pin or bolt, especially one on which something turns, as in a hinge.
2. a sturdy metal pin on the back of a powered towing vehicle by which it is attached to a towed vehicle.
[Old English pintel penis]

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