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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / steampunk short story
|English term or phrase: mason jar locks|
|One of the main charachters in the short story I'm translating, located in a dystopic year 1855, is a handcrafted automaton made with debris from all over the city. In its description it reads:|
He found telegraph striking-posts used as balance
levers and ***mason jar locks*** twisted into springs.
He found bits of debris from all over the city
cunningly arranged, and the businessman in
Harlowe marveled at their economic ingenuity
even as the hobbyist engineer despaired at the
chaotic array that impeded his repairs.
what are these mason jar locks, exactly?
thanks a lot!
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Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales
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