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)

Origin and Etymology of grillage

French, from griller to supply with grillwork, from gril 


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