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Do you see that elongated metal cap on the top of the umbrella, holding the ribs together? That’s called a ‘ferrule.’ Here’s how the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines it: ‘a piece of metal or rubber that covers the end of an umbrella or a stick to protect it.’



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