Top-timbers
Top-timbers Top"-tim`bers, n. (Naut.) The highest timbers on the side of a vessel, being those above the futtocks. --R. H. Dana, Jr. [1913 Webster]

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  • top slicing — Mining. mining of thick orebodies in a series of stopes from top to bottom, the roof being caved with its timbers as each stope is exhausted. * * * …   Universalium

  • top-timber — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one of the highest timbers on the side of a ship above the futtocks …   Useful english dictionary

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  • gallows top — /ˈgæloʊz tɒp/ (say galohz top) noun timbers placed across the top of the gallows bitts to secure spare spars …   Australian English dictionary

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