Definition of Kingposts

1. Noun. (plural of kingpost) ¹



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Definition of Kingposts

1. kingpost [n] - See also: kingpost

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingposts

kinglier
kingliest
kinglihood
kinglike
kingliness
kinglinesses
kingling
kinglings
kingly
kingmaker
kingmakers
kingmaking
kingpin
kingpins
kingpost
kingposts (current term)
kingric
kings
kings' ransoms
kings of six
kings of spades
kings of the doos
kings of the hill
kingship
kingships
kingside
kingsides
kingsize
kingsized
kingsman

Literary usage of Kingposts

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1. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"The 'medicine of kingposts' ... was drunk before installing the kingposts and ridgepole. If, the workers did not drink these medicines, they ran the risk of ..."

2. A System of Mechanical Philosophy by John Robison, James Watt (1822)
"kingposts are therefore placed in this direction between the adjoining beams of the trusses. These king-post" consist of two beams, one on each side of the ..."

3. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1886)
"The collar beams rest on a central purlin, and this is supported on kingposts, which rise from tie-beams bracketed on corbels. From the upper part of the ..."

4. The Naval Constructor: A Vade Mecum of Ship Design for Students, Naval by George Simpson (1918)
"Bridges, navigating or docking. 42. Steel masts. 43. Steel kingposts. ... Wood masts, kingposts and spars. 46. Wood decks. 47. Wood deck houses. 48. ..."

5. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society by Essex Archaeological Society (1903)
""Three ancient principals of the roof remain with moulded tie- :'eams, kingposts, and braces. The roof is concealed by a plaster :eiling. ..."

6. The Naval Constructor: A Vade Mecum of Ship Design for Students, Naval by George Simpson (1914)
"Wood masts, kingposts and spars. 46. Wood decks. 47. Wood deck houses. 48. Ceiling and sparring. 49. Boat stowage. 60. Anchor stowage. 61. ..."

7. Ship-building in Iron and Wood by Andrew Murray, Robert Murray (1863)
"Three great bows, like the arches of a bow-string bridge, are connected to kingposts and queen posts, and strapped and fastened, so that the whole is as ..."

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