crosstie

noun
cross·​tie

Definition of crosstie

: a tie placed across something for support specifically : a railroad tie

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Other Words from crosstie

crosstied \ -​ˌtīd \ adjective

History and Etymology for crosstie

cross entry 3 + tie

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“Crosstie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crosstie. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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