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trestlework

[ tres-uhl-wurk ]
/ ˈtrɛs əlˌwɜrk /
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noun

a structural system composed of trestles.

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Origin of trestlework

First recorded in 1840–50; trestle + work
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British Dictionary definitions for trestlework

trestlework
/ (ˈtrɛsəlˌwɜːk) /

noun

an arrangement of trestles, esp one that supports or makes a bridge
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