n.1.(Arch.) A fir pole of from four to seven inches diameter, and twenty to forty feet long, sometimes roughly hewn, used for scaffoldings, and sometimes for slight and common roofs, for which use it is split.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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