grillage

noun
gril·lage | \ˈgri-lij \

Definition of grillage 

1 : a framework of timber or steel for support in marshy or treacherous soil

2 : a framework for supporting a load (such as a column)

First Known Use of grillage

1776, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for grillage

French, from griller to supply with grillwork, from gril 

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