grillage


gril·lage

noun \ˈgri-lij\

Definition of GRILLAGE

1
:  a framework of timber or steel for support in marshy or treacherous soil
2
:  a framework for supporting a load (as a column)

Origin of GRILLAGE

French, from griller to supply with grillwork, from gril
First Known Use: 1776

Rhymes with GRILLAGE

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