One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The part of a screw between its head and its point (now rare).
2Any plant of the North American genus Bartonia (family Gentianaceae), the members of which have slender, often twisted stems, scale-like leaves, and panicles or racemes of small whitish flowers.
Early 19th century.
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