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madrier (plural madriers)

  1. A thick plank, used for several mechanical purposes.
    1. A plank to receive the mouth of a petard, with which it is applied to anything intended to be broken down.
    2. A plank or beam used for supporting the earth in mines or fortifications.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for madrier in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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From Old Occitan madier, from Late Latin materium, from Latin materia.

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madrier m (plural madriers)

  1. beam

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