trenail
noun see treenail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trenail — [ trənaj ] n. m. • 1843; angl. treenail « cheville », de tree « arbre » et nail « clou » ♦ Techn. Cheville servant à mettre le tire fond dans les traverses des voies. Des trenails. ⇒TRENAIL, subst. masc. CH. DE FER. ,,Cheville en bois dur (chêne) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trenail — Tre nail , n. (Shipbuilding) Same as {Treenail}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trenail — [trē′nāl΄] n. alt. sp. of TREENAIL …   English World dictionary

  • trenail — Treenail Tree nail , n. [Tree + nail.] (Shipbuilding) A long wooden pin used in fastening the planks of a vessel to the timbers or to each other. [Written also {trenail}, and {trunnel}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trenail — /tree nayl , tren l, trun l/, n. treenail. * * * …   Universalium

  • trenail — noun variant spelling of treenail …   English new terms dictionary

  • trenail — tre•nail [[t]ˈtriˌneɪl, ˈtrɛn l, ˈtrʌn l[/t]] n. bui treenail …   From formal English to slang

  • trenail — var. of TREENAIL …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheville — [ ʃ(ə)vij ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. pop. °cavicula, de clavicula « petite clé » I ♦ 1 ♦ Tige dont on se sert pour boucher un trou, assembler des pièces. Cheville carrée, ronde, conique (⇒ épite) . Cheville d assemblage. ⇒ axe, boulon, clou, dent de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Treenail — Tree nail , n. [Tree + nail.] (Shipbuilding) A long wooden pin used in fastening the planks of a vessel to the timbers or to each other. [Written also {trenail}, and {trunnel}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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