A-frame

noun
\ ˈā-ˌfrām How to pronounce A-frame (audio) \

Definition of A-frame

1 : a support structure shaped like the letter A
2 : a building typically having triangular front and rear walls and a roof reaching to or nearly to the ground

First Known Use of A-frame

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“A-frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/A-frame. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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