from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strong flat bar of iron, bent so as to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc. where no sufficient bearing can be had.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A strong flat bar of iron, so bent as to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc., where no sufficient bearing can be had; -- called also stirrup and hanger.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steel or wroughtiron loop or frame for supporting the end of a beam from a wall or another beam; a joisthanger.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.