binding rafter


noun

a timber for supporting rafters between their extremities, as a purlin.

Nearby words

  1. bindi,
  2. bindi-eye,
  3. binding,
  4. binding energy,
  5. binding post,
  6. binding strake,
  7. bindingly,
  8. bindle,
  9. bindle stiff,
  10. bindweed

Origin of binding rafter

First recorded in 1835–45

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