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stull

[stuhl] /stʌl/
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
1770-1780
1770-80; origin uncertain; compare German Stollen prop, stollen
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stull

/stʌl/
noun
1.
(mining) a timber prop or platform in a stope
Word Origin
C18: perhaps from German Stollen, from Old High German stollo
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