Origin of girder
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Not even a girder that could be unfastened in time to brace the last door.Under Arctic Ice
Every interior floor and girder must have been treated with the gas.
This is the simplest form for metal bridge truss, or girder.Carpentry for Boys
J. S. Zerbe
The practice is to give these girder boxes a camber of ½-in.
The centering and the beam and girder forms were supported by 6×6-in.
"main supporting beam that carries flooring," 1610s, agent noun from gird, on notion of something that "holds up" something else. Used of iron bridge supports from 1853.