flitchplate

[flich-pleyt]

noun Carpentry.

an iron or steel plate for reinforcing a flitch beam.

Nearby words

  1. flirty,
  2. flit,
  3. flit gun,
  4. flitch,
  5. flitch beam,
  6. flite,
  7. fliting,
  8. flitter,
  9. flittermouse,
  10. flitty

Origin of flitchplate

First recorded in 1885–90; flitch + plate1

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