split rail


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split rail

n.
A fence rail split lengthwise from a log.

split′-rail′ adj.
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Noun1.split rail - a rail that is split from a logsplit rail - a rail that is split from a log  
rail - a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
rail fence - a fence (usually made of split logs laid across each other at an angle)
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Christopher, who always has been interested in Lombard history, contacted Sarah Richardt of the Lombard Historical Society about replacing the split rail fence around the Sheldon Peck home, which dates to the 1830s.
The landlord, Split Rail Holdings, LLC, was represented by Janet Liff, J.
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But there's also "Last Sunray," a late-afternoon painting of an asphalt highway snaking into the distance past a red barn, with a cow standing next to a split rail fence, the entire lush summer landscape bathed in the strong, golden-orange rays of a soon-to-set sun.
Neurosurgery in Little Rock after less than three months on the job to restart his political consulting business, Split Rail Consulting of Little Rock.
Linguine's popularity was evident when we pulled into the parking lot and had to drive around the back to what looked like overflow parking behind a split rail fence.
The bottom uses a split rail, so there is room for clearance for the magazine.
You will notice the unique split rail bow design of the 235CR, intended for both safety and convenience.
On early American homesteads there was always a demand for flexible materials to bind split rail fences and for straight twigs to make frontier picket fences.
Split rail fences are sturdy and long lasting, but occasionally pieces need to be replaced because they're broken or rotted.
Emmpat looked short of room early in the straight but, helped by the split rail, the door opened and he quickened up well to beat Rockazar.
Typical examples include split rail, woven board, and three-board fences.