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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as king-post.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In building, a post which stands upright between two principal rafters, and from which proceed struts or braces to the middle of each rafter. Also called kingpost, king's-piece, joggle-piece.

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