1 one or more timber struts fixed between floor or roof joists to stiffen the construction and distribute the loads
2 (Mountaineering) a technique for climbing a wide chimney by pressing left hand and foot against one side of it and right hand and foot against the other side
n a loan made to cover the period between two transactions, such as the buying of another house before the sale of the first is completed
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