string·​piece ˈstriŋ-ˌpēs How to pronounce stringpiece (audio)
: the heavy squared timber lying along the top of the piles forming a dock front or timber pier

Word History

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stringpiece was in 1786

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“Stringpiece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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