subprincipal

noun sub·prin·ci·pal \ ˌsəb-ˈprin(t)-s(ə-)pəl , -sə-bəl \

Definition of subprincipal

1 : an assistant principal (as of a school)
2 : a secondary or bracing rafter

First Known Use of subprincipal

1597

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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