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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
3. Conjunctive Quantity

45. [Connecting Medium.] Vinculum.

   NOUN:VINCULUM, link; connective, connection; junction [See Junction]; bond of union, copula, intermedium, hyphen; bracket; bridge, stepping-stone, isthmus.
  bond, tendon, tendril; fiber; cord, cordage; ribband, ribbon, rope, guy, cable, line, halser [obs.], hawser, painter, moorings, wire, chain; string (filament) [See Filament].
  FASTENING, tie; ligament, ligature; strap; tackle, rigging; standing rigging; running rigging; traces, harness; yoke; band, bandage; brace, roller, fillet; inkle; with, withe, withy; thong, braid; girder, tiebeam; girth, girdle, cestus, garter, halter, noose, lasso, surcingle, knot, running knot; cabestro [Sp. Amer.], cinch [U.S.], lariat, legadero [Sp. Amer.], oxreim [S. Africa]; suspenders.
  PIN, corking pin, nail, brad, tack, skewer, staple, clamp; cramp, cramp iron, detent, larigo [Sp. Amer.], pawl, terret, screw, button, buckle, clasp, hasp, bar, hinge, hank, catch, latch, bolt, latchet, tag; tooth; hook, hook and eye; lock, holdfast, padlock, rivet, couple, coupler, ring; anchor, grappling iron, treenail or trennel, stake, post; prop (support) [See Support].
  CEMENT, glue, gum, paste, size, wafer, solder, lute, putty, birdlime, mortar, stucco, plaster, grout; viscum.
  SHACKLE, rein &c. (means of restraint) [See Prison].
   VERB:BRIDGE OVER, span; connect [See Junction]; hang [See Pendency].