stringpiece

noun
string·​piece | \ ˈstriŋ-ˌpēs How to pronounce stringpiece (audio) \

Definition of stringpiece

: the heavy squared timber lying along the top of the piles forming a dock front or timber pier

First Known Use of stringpiece

1786, in the meaning defined above

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“Stringpiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stringpiece. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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