1 Short horizontal timber, one end fixed to a cruck blade about a third of the height of the blade, and the other fixed to a cruck-stud, to carry the wall-plate.
2 Short diagonal strut.
3 Strengthening pier or sloping buttress.
4 Ornamental timber bracket by the sides of doors to support a projecting upper floor (e.g. C14 examples in York).
5 Salient outwork of a fortress.
6 Prowshaped bridge-pier, or cut-water.
7 Carved claw, leaf, or griffe on the corners of a square plinth under a medieval pier.
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