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crosstrees

noun plural cross·trees \-(ˌ)trēz\

Definition of CROSSTREES

:  two horizontal crosspieces of timber or metal that spread the upper shrouds of a ship in order to support the mast

First Known Use of CROSSTREES

1626

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