Definition of Trenails

1. Noun. (plural of trenail) ¹



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Definition of Trenails

1. trenail [n] - See also: trenail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trenails

tremour
tremours
tremp
tremped
tremping
tremps
tremulant
tremulor
tremulous
tremulous iris
tremulously
tremulousness
tremulousnesses
tren
trenail
trenails (current term)
trenbolone
trench
trench coat
trench coats
trench cut
trench cuts
trench foot
trench hand
trench knife
trench lung
trench mentalities
trench mentality
trench mortar

Literary usage of Trenails

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1. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1896)
"trenails are wooden pegs of different sizes, the largest being used in shipbuilding ... Thirty-five stacked cubic feet yield on the average 200 trenails. ..."

2. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"... moisture excluded, so that the trenails swell in their holes and prevent the chairs from becoming slack. They are used in combination with ..."

3. Supplement to the Theory, Practice, and Architecture of Bridges by William Tierney Clark, György Andrássy, István Széchenyi (1853)
"These trenails were made to pass through two courses of planks into the third, at distances of about 3 feet 4 inches from centre to centre, ..."

4. The Useful Metals and Their Alloys, Including Mining Ventilation, Mining by John Scoffern (1869)
"... fastened down by pins or trenails to a transverse sleeper embedded in the ballast of the roadway. As a substitute for this rail, other Fig. 67. ..."

5. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"This captain afterwards died in the West Indies ; and the use of the locust for trenails was neglected for some years, till it was revived at the instance ..."

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