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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop; A supporting tower used to support a bridge.

Usage examples (36)
  • They eventually joined together near the center of the bridge where a supporting steel trestle was positioned.
  • Retell “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce using a local train trestle and creek as the setting.
  • "No, but the trestle is the sticker," some one remarked.
  • The network of the trestle was a maze of incised lines against the shaded bank opposite. for more
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