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
CROSSPIECE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crosspiece for English Language Learners
: something (such as a piece of wood) that is placed or that lies across something else
CROSSPIECE Defined for Kids
Definition of crosspiece for Students
: something placed so as to lie across something else
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