trestlework

noun
tres·​tle·​work | \ ˈtre-səl-ˌwərk How to pronounce trestlework (audio) \

Definition of trestlework

: a system of connected trestles supporting a structure (such as a railroad bridge)

First Known Use of trestlework

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Trestlework.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trestlework. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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