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See definition of scantling on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeam
  • as instud
  • as inrafter

synonyms for scantling

  • girder
  • joist
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • scaffolding
  • shaft
  • sill
  • timber
  • axle
  • bail
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • jamb
  • lath
  • lintel
  • pile
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • reach
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • trestle
  • two-by-four
  • transverse
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How to use scantling in a sentence

It lay, tongued and grooved, with the scantling for fixing it, just where the timber merchant's men had deposited it—on the floor.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Mayo saw that it was a long strip of scantling, undoubtedly from the deckload that the Polly had jettisoned when she was tripped.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Mr. Speed boosted Mayo and the young man attached the cloth to the scantling and flung their banner to the breeze.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
I saw the slates at the foot of the weathercock, that they were thinly edged and of light scantling.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
I found a hiding place in a pile of boards or scantling, where I kept concealed during that day.
NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF HENRY BIBB, AN AMERICAN SLAVE, WRITTEN BY HIMSELFHENRY BIBB
The scantling of the hatch-cover that secured them was of unusual thickness.
MY DANISH SWEETHEART, VOLUME 3 OF 3WILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL
Every now and then the heavy cars would run off the rails, which were of scantling, worn and frayed by friction.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Boys stood ready, however, with short pieces of scantling to place upright beneath the bent; and the men had time to breathe.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
The Commandant took the tools from him and easily pried open the lid, for the scantling was light, almost flimsy.
MAJOR VIGOUREUXA. T. QUILLER-COUCH
Bailey went out to the front of the shanty to look at the lantern he had set up on a scantling.
THE MOCCASIN RANCHHAMLIN GARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCANTLING

  • axle
  • bail
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lath
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • reach
  • scaffolding
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • transverse
  • trestle
  • two-by-four
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.