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- 1. stretcher, framework
- usage: a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting
- 2. stretcher, mechanical device
- usage: a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it
- 3. stretcher, litter
- usage: a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles
- 4. capstone, copestone, coping stone, stretcher, stone
- usage: a stone that forms the top of wall or building
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