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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rock shaft \Rock" shaft`\ [Cf. Rock, v. i.] (Mach.) A shaft that oscillates on its journals, instead of revolving, -- usually carrying levers by means of which it receives and communicates reciprocating motion, as in the valve gear of some steam engines; -- called also rocker, rocking shaft, and way shaft. [1913 Webster]