Cross-piece in a sentence

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How to use cross-piece in a sentence. Cross-piece pronunciation.

The thongs about his wrists were tied to the straps of the cross-piece and the whipper took his position.
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Forks were driven into the ground, on which were placed strong and substantial cross-pieces, then round pipe poles, about the size of a man's arm, laid over all and thickly strewn with pine needles, on which the blankets are laid.
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The end of the north transept, on the outside of which once stood the chapter-house and dormitories of the monastery, has only three small lancet-windows high up in the wall, but at the south end of the cross-piece there is no wall at all, for the whole space is occupied by Abbot Vinnicomb's window, with its double transoms and infinite subdivisions of tracery.
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Then, suddenly, the dangling wires they had first noticed were drawn taut, and they saw a cross-piece on the long pole.
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If only the little cross-piece at the end is broken off, it can easily be replaced.
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The one-eyed hostler made a motion to the beast, who immediately climbed the pole, and looked at us from the cross-piece at the top.
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They must get it past the Varsity down to the end of the field, where they can either put it down over the line or kick it over that cross-piece there.
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They were about twenty feet long, twelve feet wide, and seven feet high to the flooring, made of posts set upright, with cross-pieces resting in forks.
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They used for a lintel six round cedar cross-pieces, Fig.
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Cross-pieces of round timber rest upon the stringers over each pair of posts.
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We had provided ourselves, instead of ladders, with bamboos rigged with cross-pieces, and a hook of strong wood at the top of each; they hang at your stern-gallery now.
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All the time he had been squatting on the cross-piece at the top of the gate waiting his opportunity.
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To these he tied twelve cross-pieces with bark.
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Some cross-pieces were secured to them, and the intervals filled up with the long spiral leaves from the same tree.
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Arrived near the top, Dick halted them for a moment near a clump of bamboo, two long stout stalks of which were quickly cut down, and, without waiting to strip them of their leaves, converted into a light ladder by lashing cross-pieces of bamboo to them.
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This is the roughest form of a sledge, consisting of two saplings with the ends turned up, fastened by cross-pieces.
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They had carried him about eight miles on a litter, which they had constructed of two immensely long posts with cross-pieces of bamboo, upon which they had laid the body.
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These watch-houses are generally constructed upon strong poles secured by cross-pieces, on the top of which, about sixteen feet from the ground, is a small hut upon a platform.
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The top should be closely secured with heavy cross-pieces of parallel logs, well weighted with big stones.
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Examples of Cross-piece

Example #1
As the first lash fell, a cry burst from the lips of the victim.
Example #2
Then a sudden change swept over the man's features and he walked quickly to the stake and kneeled before it.
Example #3
Ga. Kershaw's Brigade was soon after put in Wathal's Division.
Example #4
There you have the winter quarters for the Southern soldiers the first year of the war.
Example #5
Thus is produced a curious contrast, for, while the light in the rest of the church is subdued to sadness by the smallness of the windows, and while the north transept is the most sombre part of all the building, the south transept, or Blandamer aisle, is constantly in clear daylight.
Example #6
The floor of the choir at Cullerne is higher by some feet than that of the rest of the church, and when they stood on the steps which led down into the nave, the great length of the transepts opened before them on either side.