torsel

noun
tor·​sel | \ ˈtȯrsəl \
variants: or tassel \ ˈtasəl How to pronounce torsel (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of torsel

: a piece of stone, iron, or wood to support the end of a beam or joist and distribute the weight

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History and Etymology for torsel

torsel alteration of tassel, from French tassel, tasseau, from Old French tassel clasp

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“Torsel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torsel. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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