- scafell pike,
- scaffold nail,
- scala cordonata,
- scala tympani
Origin of scaffolding
verb (used with object)
Origin of scaffold
Examples from the Web for scaffolding
Today the church is wrapped in scaffolding and metal ribbons are holding its façade in place until someone pays to repair it.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“As you all know, we had a scaffolding incident here at One World Trade Center,” he now said.
Even when a skeleton displays no evidence of disability, it might have been the scaffolding for an unhealthy body.
She was walking down the scaffolding, with all the lights in front of her.
And, of course, scaffolding and portaloos dripping with paint—which will house the Comme des Garçons collection.From Prada Mural Coats to Dover Street, Fashion’s Art Moment|Bethan Holt|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before we turned in, the scaffolding of the tale had been put together.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
I was thinking a great deal of you, and in my head I raised the scaffolding of your future greatness.Caught In The Net|Emile Gaboriau
When the building is finished, we do not want to see the lumber used as the scaffolding piled in the back yard.
She tucked up the folds of her blanket and sped around the pool to disappear in the mazes of the scaffolding.Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
This scaffolding, however, does not penetrate very deep into the earth.
Word Origin for scaffold
"temporary support," mid-14c.; see scaffold.
mid-14c., "wooden framework used in building, etc., temporary structure for workmen to make walls," a shortening of an Old North French variant of Old French eschafaut "scaffold" (Modern French échafaud), probably altered (by influence of eschace "a prop, support") from chaffaut, from Vulgar Latin *catafalicum (see catafalque). Meaning "platform for a hanging" is from 1550s. Dutch schavot, German Schafott, Danish skafot are from French. As a verb from 1540s.