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trestle

Pronunciation: /ˈtresəl/

Translation of trestle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (support) caballete (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Among the ship's fittings were lanterns with hinged and sliding doors as well as furniture, including stools, benches, folding stands, trestles and tables.
    • A trestle and Formica table lined one wall; polystyrene boxes of paints, pastels, coloured pencils sit on rough-sawn benches opposite.
    • The serving men were clearing the last of the cups, and the Danes themselves began to take the tables off their trestles and to bring in the pallets from the passageway.
    1.2trestle (bridge) puente (masculine) de caballete

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