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Noun: trestle  tre-sul
  1. A supporting tower used to support a bridge
  2. Sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop

Derived forms: trestles

Type of: buck, horse, sawbuck [N. Amer], sawhorse, supporting tower

Part of: bridge, span, trestle table

Encyclopedia: Trestle