from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A steel or wroughtiron loop or frame for supporting the end of a beam from a wall or another beam; a joisthanger.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Arch.) 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
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- noun architecture A strong flat
barof iron, bent so as to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc. where no sufficient bearingcan be had.
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