pitprop

noun

Definition of pitprop

: a usually wooden upright used as a temporary support for a mine roof

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pit entry 1 + prop

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“Pitprop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pitprop. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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