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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crosspiece  \Cross"piece`\  (kr?s"p?s`;  115),  n. 
  1.  A  piece  of  any  structure  which  is  fitted  or  framed 
  crosswise. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  bar  or  timber  connecting  two  knightheads  or  two 
  bitts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crosspiece 
  n  1:  a  horizontal  beam  that  extends  across  something  [syn:  {trave}, 
  {traverse},  {crossbeam}] 
  2:  a  transverse  brace 




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