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  • n. Alternative spelling of king post.

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Examples

  • Might just be a kinda kingpost for the palace, it's bigger around than I can reach, but I never seen anything like it.

    Magic's Promise

  • The elevators and rudders are composed of a duralumin framework, stiffened by a kingpost on either side with bracing wires.

    British Airships, Past, Present, and Future

  • Ninety-two columns supported an open roof, the trusses of which were of the kingpost pattern.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

  • Of medieval origins and extended in the late 17th century, it has eight bays with two kingpost trusses, gabled additions with cider mill and press, cattle stalls, stable and haylofts with stone chaff bin.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • (chapter ix. full = xi) 18. maîtresse poutre, ‘kingpost.’

    Le Petit Chose (part 1) Histoire d'un Enfant

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