Usage examples for couplings

  1. To do this the engine had to be moved to slacken the strain on the twisted couplings – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. The engine was running up and down a scale of staccato snorts, in preparation for the race, and the cars were on the edge of moving, couplings clanking, wheels a- groan, ere Mr. Hobbs condescended to join them between the tracks. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. They have not always been what so many of them are now- mere couplings conveniences, connecting- rods, literary- beltings. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee