torsel

noun tor·sel \ ˈtȯrsəl \
variants: or tassel \ˈtasəl\

Definition of torsel

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

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Origin and Etymology of torsel

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


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