[ UK /tɹˈɛsə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹɛsəɫ/ ]
  1. sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
  2. a supporting tower used to support a bridge
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How To Use trestle In A Sentence

  • We arranged the party food on a trestle table in the garden.
  • They were taking railroad spikes off a train trestle.
  • We had a trestle table positively groaning with gifts to unload, so it wasn't a quick process.
  • The interior is a delight, a beamed, strawed, trestle-tabled, dimly lit farmhouse attended to by waiters in sashed smocks.
  • In the cart house across the street, swept clean in advance, a barrel of Guinness was set on a trestle and the black stuff was dispensed to all comers.
  • Apparently no structures other than a trestle appeared on the branch to Ansted.
  • Like the beekeeper taking his stand in the garden, it requires the prolonged use of miniaturized verbal trestles that can be dismantled once the swarm has gone.
  • Along the entire length of the shed, and on the opposite side of the track, a timber trestle is erected, strong timber beams are laid from the top of the cribwork to the top of the trestle, 4 feet apart and at an angle representing the slope of the mountain, as nearly as possible. Canada and the States
  • The North Platte was bridged with a low, timber trestle built on cedar piling.
  • She pushed the stallholder out of the way, jumped onto the trestle table, knocking over a set of saucepans. CHAMELEON
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