trenail


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tre·nail

 (trē′nāl′, trĕn′əl, trŭn′əl)
n.
Variant of treenail.

trenail

(ˈtriːneɪl; ˈtrɛnəl)
n
(Building) a variant spelling of treenail

tree•nail

or tre•nail

(ˈtriˌneɪl, ˈtrɛn l, ˈtrʌn l)

n.
a wooden pin that swells when moist, used for fastening timbers.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trenail - a wooden peg that is used to fasten timbers in shipbuildingtrenail - a wooden peg that is used to fasten timbers in shipbuilding; water causes the peg to swell and hold the timbers fast
nog, peg - a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
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A trenail consists of a wooden rod just under 5 cm diameter and about 40 cm longer than the thickness of the block to be fixed.