Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mining, a small timber used to support the ground by being laid across the stulls, or in other ways: in some mining districts of England nearly the same as lacing or lagging.

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

  • noun (Mining) A crossbar of wood in a shaft, serving as a step.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mining A crossbar of wood in a shaft, serving as a step.

Etymologies

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German Stempel a stamp, a prop, akin to English stamp.

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