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trestlework

[tres-uh l-wurk] /ˈtrɛs əlˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
a structural system composed of trestles.
Origin of trestlework
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; trestle + work
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trestlework

/ˈtrɛsəlˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
an arrangement of trestles, esp one that supports or makes a bridge
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