Definition of singletree in English:

singletree

noun

  • North American term for swingletree
    • ‘I no longer tell someone I'll leave the latch string out for them or describe a wife's ire at a husband as so severe she took out after him with a singletree.’
    • ‘That was true, if having the singletree fall on me while I helped harness Samson and Achilles up to the cargo wagon could be deemed honorable.’
    • ‘I am a sucker for rusty stuff - ramshackle windmills, a rotting singletree hanging on that hook where grandpa put it the last time he unhitched the team, plows, skillets, barbed wire.’

Pronunciation:

singletree

/ˈsɪŋɡ(ə)ltriː/