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see trestle.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • The trencher on his tressel was empty; and he had not wherewithal to re-fill it.

  • Besides a couple of tressel beds, a long deal table, with benches on either side, were the chief articles of furniture.

    Won from the Waves W.H.G. Kingston
  • And send for the Raveggi Company to do the funeral pomps, and see they don't put me on a tressel.

    The Eternal City Hall Caine
  • At the close of the night of the 25th he made them sink the first tressel in the muddy bed of the river.

    History of the Expedition to Russia Count Philip de Segur

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