crosspiece

noun
cross·piece | \ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs \

Definition of crosspiece 

: a horizontal member (as of a structure)

Examples of crosspiece in a Sentence

The carpenter attached a crosspiece to each side of the frame to give extra support to the roof.

First Known Use of crosspiece

1706, in the meaning defined above

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crosspiece

noun

English Language Learners Definition of crosspiece

: something (such as a piece of wood) that is placed or that lies across something else

crosspiece

noun
cross·piece | \ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs \

Kids Definition of crosspiece

: something placed so as to lie across something else

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