Definition of Crossbearers

1. crossbearer [n] - See also: crossbearer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crossbearers

crossarms
crossband
crossbanded
crossbanding
crossbandings
crossbands
crossbar
crossbarred
crossbarring
crossbars
crossbeak
crossbeaks
crossbeam
crossbeams
crossbearer
crossbearers (current term)
crossbench
crossbencher
crossbenchers
crossbenches
crossbill
crossbills
crossbirth
crossbirths
crossbit
crossbite
crossbite teeth
crossbites
crossbody
crossbones

Literary usage of Crossbearers

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1. The Rudiments of Civil Engineering by Henry Law, George Rowdon Burnell, Daniel Kinnear Clark (1884)
"Frames, consisting of a sole piece and two uprights, one of which is strutted with crossbearers, or half balks, to carry the roadway, are placed at ..."

2. Details of Practical Mining edited by Lee O. Kellogg (1916)
"The shaft is hung from four steel crossbearers which in turn rest on two ... The crossbearers at each end of the shaft are each made up of two 15-in., ..."

3. The Rudiments of Civil Engineering, by Henry Law ...: Including a Treatise by Henry Law, George Rowdon Burnell (1882)
"Frames, consisting of a sole piece and two uprights, one of which is strutted with crossbearers, or half balks, to carry the roadway, are placed at ..."

4. History of the Irish Hierarchy: With the Monasteries of Each County by Thomas Walsh (1854)
"crossbearers, the priory of John the Baptist, called that of the English, was founded by Sir John de Courcey, in the twelfth century, for the order of ..."

5. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1881)
"... and to the secret wish of learning from his brother of the West to deliver the church from the yoke of kings.43 The five crossbearers, or dignitaries, ..."

6. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"The Crutched Friars or crossbearers flourished during the twelfth century and erected many hospitals. There are records of thirteen hospitals founded from ..."

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