cross|piece


cross|piece
cross|piece «KRS PEES, KROS-», noun.
a piece of wood, metal, or other material, that is placed across something: »

[He] reflexively put his hand on a crosspiece between panes of glass, as if he had a mind to raise the window (New Yorker).


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