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Topic: BUILDING

Sense: 1
Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Origin unknown.
Sense: 2
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: STRUT1

strut

2 noun
     
strut2
1 [countable]TBTTA a long thin piece of metal or wood used to support a part of a building, the wing of an aircraft etc
2 [singular] a proud way of walking, with your head high and your chest pushed forwards
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