Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A short piece of timber used in roofing, and in timber-framing generally, to bind upright posts together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) In any framed work, a horizontal tie other than sill and plate or other principal ties, securing uprights to one another.

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  • noun construction, architecture In any framed work, a horizontal tie other than sill and plate or other principal ties, securing uprights to one another.

Etymologies

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inter- +‎ tie

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