Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine temporarily.
  • n. A wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine temporarily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine

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Examples

  • Co-directors, and they made various appeals, registered women for the land, munitions, W.A.A.C. and for wood cutting and pitprop making.

    Women and War Work

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