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Definition of guide

i. A pulley to lead a driving belt or rope in a new direction or to keep it from leaving its desired direction.

Ref: Long

ii. The tracts that support and determine the path of a skip bucket and skip bucket bail.

iii. An antiquated Cornish term for a cross-cut driven along a fluccan.

Ref.: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 14.

iv. In the St Just mining district of Cornwall, the term denotes a cross-course.

Ref.: Henwood, W.J. (1843): On the Metalliferous Deposits of Cornwall and Devon. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386.
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