Word of the Day – Dec. 11 – Ferrule
Dee Dee – Word of the Day
Noun: Ferrule (FAIR-ul)
1. A ring or cap usually of metal around a slender shaft ( as a cane or tool handle) to strengthen it or prevent splitting.
2. A usually metal sleeve used especially for joining or binding one part to another ( as pipe sections or the bristles and handle of a brush.
Sample sentence: A ferrule is glued onto the end of a pencil to connect the eraser with the wood.
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