stull

[ stuhl ]
/ stʌl /

noun Mining.

a timber prop.
a timber wedged in place between two walls of a stope as part of a protective covering or platform.

Origin of stull

1770–80; origin uncertain; compare German Stollen prop, stollen
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stull

/ (stʌl) /

noun

mining a timber prop or platform in a stope

Word Origin for stull

C18: perhaps from German Stollen, from Old High German stollo
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