- a long, usually horizontal piece of timber, beam, etc., for strengthening, connecting, or supporting a framework.
Origin of stringpiece
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Examples from the Web for stringpiece
We run alongside the wharf just as Booth Hank climbed over the stringpiece.Cape Cod Stories
Joseph C. Lincoln
Doubtless that was the time the Bradys saw him bending over the stringpiece.
They went on the stringpiece then, making as little noise as possible.
The distance was seven or eight feet, but she cleared it and landed on the stringpiece.Ruth Fielding at Lighthouse Point
Alice B. Emerson
We run alongside the wharf jest as Booth Hank climbed over the stringpiece.
- a long horizontal timber beam used to strengthen or support a framework
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