trestle

  1. a supporting tower used to support a bridge
  2. sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop

TRESTLE

A postal stationery envelope used from London to Düsseldorf in 1900, with additional postage stamp perfinned `C & S` identifying the user as `Churchill & Sim` per the seal on the reverse shown on inset. A perfin, the contraction of `PERForated INitials`, is a pattern of tiny holes punched through a postage stamp. Organizations used perforat...
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Trestle

• (n.) A movable frame or support for anything, as scaffolding, consisting of three or four legs secured to a top piece, and forming a sort of stool or horse, used by carpenters, masons, and other workmen; also, a kind of framework of strong posts or piles, and crossbeams, for supporting a bridge, the track of a railway, or the like. • (n...
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trestle

(from the article `scaffold`) Trestle supports are used for work on a large area if little or no adjustment of height is required (e.g., for plastering the ceiling of a room). The ... Military trestles were built in considerable numbers in the wars of the 19th century, notably the American Civil War. Abraham Lincoln, inspecting a ... ...
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trestle

noun sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
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Trestle

[mill] The Trestle of a Post mill is the arrangement of the Main post, crosstrees and quarterbars that form the substructure of this type of windmill. It may or may not be surrounded by a roundhouse. Post mills without a roundhouse are known as Open Trestle Post Mills. A Trestle Mill is a variety of Smock mill, usually without weatherboards...
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Trestle

Mid-span support for a bridge.
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Trestle

Smock Mill with double Patent SailsThe Trestle is the substructure of a Post Mill, usually enclosed in a protective structure called a roundhouse, which also serves as a storage facility. Post mills without a roundhouse are called Open Trestle Post Mills.
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Trestle

The Trestle is the substructure of a Post Mill, usually enclosed in a protective structure called a roundhouse, which also serves as a storage facility. Post mills without a roundhouse are called Open Trestle Post Mills.
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trestle

[n] - a supporting tower used to support a bridge 2. [n] - sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
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