torsel

[ tawr-suh l ]
/ ˈtɔr səl /

noun Building Trades.

a beam or slab of wood, stone, iron, etc., laid on a masonry wall to receive and distribute the weight from one end of a beam.

Origin of torsel

alteration of tassel
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