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Topic: TECHNOLOGY

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: trestel, from Vulgar Latin transtellum, from Latin transtrum; TRANSOM

trestle

noun
     
tres‧tle [countable] especially British English
1T an A-shaped frame used as one of the two supports for a temporary table
2 also trestle bridge a bridge with an A-shaped frame supporting it
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