gallows frame


Origin of gallows frame

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby gallows frame Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gallows frame in a sentence

  • The main centre of the beam is supported by a “gallows-frame” of timbers so arranged as to receive all stresses longitudinally.

  • For building walls of some height a gallows frame arrangement or the common braced staging used by masons and carpenters is used.

    Concrete Construction | Halbert P. Gillette