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There was his portmanteau on its trestle, exactly where he had seen the porter put it when he first arrived.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
The two boys gazed respectfully at the bare trestle table and the raised reading-desk and the picture of St. Benedict.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Both boys narrowly missed being run down by an ore train as it was shunted out on the trestle.
THE IRON BOYS ON THE ORE BOATSJAMES R. MEARS
Ore was being shot down through the chutes into boats on each side of the great trestle.
THE IRON BOYS ON THE ORE BOATSJAMES R. MEARS
The young man stood now in the car vestibule, as the train roared over the trestle and slowed down at the station.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Cross-trees: Pieces of timber supported by the trestle-trees, used to spread the topmast rigging.
THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, V. 2VARIOUS
A falling tree or limb, a mis-step on the river, a faulty cable, a weakened trestle; each may mean a still and mangled form.
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH
Why, bless you, my boy, didn't you hear one man say something about a trestle burning just ahead?
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
It was a critical time when the train slowly pushed out upon the long trestle.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
Then men climbed all over the trestle to ascertain just how much it had been weakened by the fire.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRESTLE

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