stull

stull

[stuhl]
noun Mining.
1.
a timber prop.
2.
a timber wedged in place between two walls of a stope as part of a protective covering or platform.

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

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stull (stʌl)
 
n
mining a timber prop or platform in a stope
 
[C18: perhaps from German Stollen, from Old High German stollo]

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