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1 Pad-stone or any block of timber or stone, or a metal plate, placed beneath the end of a girder, truss, etc., to distribute the load, especially the timber block placed under the foot of a cruck-blade.

2 Mould, outline, or pattern to ensure accuracy when forming a profile or moulding.

3 Beam or lintel.

Subjects: Architecture.

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