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buckstay

[buhk-stey] /ˈbʌkˌsteɪ/
noun
1.
a beam held by stays to the exterior of a masonry wall, as that of a furnace or boiler, to keep the adjacent areas of the wall from being forced outward.
Origin
buck3 + stay2
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