Meaning of trestle
Pronunciation: (tres'ul), [key]
- a frame typically composed of a horizontal bar or beam rigidly joined or fitted at each end to the top of a transverse A-frame, used as a barrier, a transverse support for planking, etc.; horse.
- one of a number of bents, having sloping sides of framework or piling, for supporting the deck or stringers of a bridge.
- a bridge made of these.
- trestle (Thesaurus)