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See also: trestle tree



trestle +‎ tree


trestletree (plural trestletrees)

  1. (nautical) One of two strong bars of timber, fixed horizontally on the opposite sides of the masthead to support the crosstrees and the frame of the top.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 trestletree in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)