from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree chosen with two branches, which are cut short, and left somewhat in the form of the letter Y, set close to or built into the gable of a cottage to support one end of the rooftree.
- n. A beam which runs from back to front of a chimney, and from which the crook is suspended.
- n. Figuratively, a tall, raw-boned person.
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