Definition of stull
1 : a round timber used to support the sides or back of a mine
2a : one of a series of props wedged between the walls of a stope to hold up a platform for supporting miners, ore, or waste or to protect miners from falling stones b : a platform held up by stulls
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Origin and Etymology of stull
perhaps modification of German stollen post, support, from Old High German stollo — more at stollen
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