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trunnel

[truhn-l] /ˈtrʌn l/
noun
1.
Origin
variant of treenail, perhaps by association with trundle
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Examples for trunnel
  • Note the short transverse elements at the truss lattice intersections that depict the trunnel connectors.
  • To be considered the best trunnel-borer, plank-liner, or rigger was a mark of distinction.
British Dictionary definitions for trunnel

treenail

/ˈtriːneɪl; ˈtrɛnəl/
noun
1.
a dowel used for pinning planks or timbers together

trunnel

/ˈtrʌnəl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of treenail
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