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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishferrulefer‧rule /ˈferuːl, ˈferəl $ ˈferəl/ noun [countable] technical  a piece of metal or rubber put on the end of a stick to make it stronger
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ferruleThe staff itself is of snakewood, tipped with two inch deep silver ferrules.It seemed he had just lost the ferrule of his stick.The umbrella fell to the floor with a sharp crack of the ferrule on the tile.The use of plastic also means that the ferrule will not rust or discolour.The ferrule was well-formed, with no sharp edges.
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