wedging crib

noun
variants: or wedging curb

Definition of wedging crib

: a curb of close-fitting planks behind which wedges are driven in to make a watertight packing between the tubbing in a shaft and the rock walls

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“Wedging crib.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wedging%20crib. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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