Meaning of “trestle” in the English Dictionary

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"trestle" in American English

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trestlenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtres·əl/

a set of sloping supports holding a horizontal structure, used esp. for railroad bridges, or a bridge supported in this way:

The train was crossing a trestle above a river near Baltimore.

(Definition of “trestle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)