Cross-spale
Cross-spale Cross"-spale` (-sp?l`), Cross-spall Cross"-spall` (-sp?l`), n. [See {Spale} & {Spall}.] (Shipbuilding) One of the temporary wooden braces, placed horizontally across a frame to hold it in position until the deck beams are in; a cross-pawl. [1913 Webster]

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  • cross-spale — noun also cross spall ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ Etymology: cross (III) : a temporary wooden brace used in shipbuilding secured horizontally across a frame to hold it in position until the deck beams are in place …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross-spall — Cross spale Cross spale ( sp?l ), Cross spall Cross spall ( sp?l ), n. [See {Spale} & {Spall}.] (Shipbuilding) One of the temporary wooden braces, placed horizontally across a frame to hold it in position until the deck beams are in; a cross pawl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cross-pawl — ( p?l ), n. (Shipbuilding) Same as {Cross spale}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spale — noun also spail ˈspā(ə)l ( s) Etymology: Middle English spale, spalle, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse spal , spölr rail, bar, spjald square tablet more at spill 1. dialect Britain …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-spall — noun see cross spale …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spale — Spale, n. [Cf. {Spell} a splinter.] 1. A lath; a shaving or chip, as of wood or stone. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Shipbuilding) A strengthening cross timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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