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wrot Line breaks: wrot

Definition of wrot in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Timber with one or more surfaces planed smooth.
Example sentences
  • The designer has a choice whether to use sawn or wrot timber for the joists and beams
  • The formwork timber may be rough, or wrot, to give a finished surface to the underside of the concrete floor slab.
  • The timber used for the boards should be sawn not wrot.

Origin

1930s: alteration of wrought.

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