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(noun) A metal ring or cap placed around a pole or shaft for reinforcement or to prevent splitting.

Synonyms: collet

Usage: The walking stick was quite old, and the large brass ferrule at its tip was worn down and dented.
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Noun 1. ferrule - a metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting
cap - something serving as a cover or protection
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