Trestle - What does it mean?

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(wikipedia trestle) (en noun)
  • A horizontal member supported near each end by a pair of divergent legs, such as sawhorses.
  • A folding or fixed set of legs used to support a tabletop or planks.
  • * 1900 , , The House Behind the Cedars , Chapter I,
  • He turned the knob, but the door was locked. Retracing his steps past a vacant lot, the young man entered a shop where a colored man was employed in varnishing a coffin, which stood on two trestles in the middle of the floor.
  • A framework, using spreading, divergent pairs of legs used to support a bridge.
  • A trestle bridge.
  • Derived terms

    * trestle bed * trestle board * trestle table * trestle-tree * trestle-work


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