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stringpiece

[string-pees] /ˈstrɪŋˌpis/
noun
1.
a long, usually horizontal piece of timber, beam, etc., for strengthening, connecting, or supporting a framework.
Origin of stringpiece
1780-1790
1780-90; string + piece
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  • All was quiet at the bridge, nobody was dangling from the stringpiece and no sinister forms were lurking in the shadows.
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stringpiece

/ˈstrɪŋˌpiːs/
noun
1.
a long horizontal timber beam used to strengthen or support a framework
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