cross-spale

noun
variants: or less commonly cross-spall \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of cross-spale

: a temporary wooden brace used in shipbuilding secured horizontally across a frame to hold it in position until the deck beams are in place

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“Cross-spale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-spale. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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