Joisted
Joist Joist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Joisting}.] To fit or furnish with joists. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • joist — ► NOUN ▪ a length of timber or steel supporting part of the structure of a building. DERIVATIVES joisted adjective. ORIGIN Old French giste beam supporting a bridge , from Latin jacere lie down …   English terms dictionary

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