A crossbar pivoted in the middle, to which the traces are attached in a horse-drawn wagon or plow.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.