A two wheel barrow for conveying sacks, luggage and similar materials across the platform.
saddle tank locomotive
A tank locomotive with water tank curved over the top of the boiler.
safe sex kit
Set of items and information leaflets designed to encourage safe sex. Would include condoms and guide to their application as well as other information.
Pins for fastening separate articles, as garments, bent back on itself so as to form a spring, and with a guard or sheath to cover the point and prevent accidental unfastening.
An audible device in which a wooden baton strikes against a ratchet when swung round. Used by lookouts as an alarm to warn track workers of the approach of a train.
A valve allowing excess pressure to escape from the locomotive boiler.
Ship equipped with sails as its primary means of propulsion
Watercraft equipped with sails
A type of amphibian found worldwide, except in Australia and the polar regions. It has an elongated body, a long tail and short legs.
A trademarked device for saliva sampling.
A bacteria that inhabits the intestines of animals and humans, causing infection.
A railway passenger carriage with an open internal layout.
Also known as Arsphenamine or 606, Salvarsan is a synthetic form of arsenic that is used to treat syphilis.
Flat, dishlike serving vessels, sometimes having a high stem, used for a variety of purposes, especially presentation of food or drink.
Individual units, segments, or small quantities taken as evidence of the quality or character of the entire group or lot
Individual units, segments, or small quantities taken as evidence of the quality or character of the entire group or lot. W.
A wagon used for the conveyance of sand.
Device to measure equal periods of time by the motion of sand or other free-flowing, fine-grained substances through a narrow aperture between two triangular or conical glass bulbs arranged mouth to mouth; probably introduced in the early 14th century and used then especially for timekeeping on board ships. Hour-glass or minute-glass are specific examples.
A block used to hold sandpaper, usually made of wood or cork.
Reforms designed to improve working and living conditions. In the 1800s these were particularly targeted at the working class population.